Tim’s theatre credits include THIS IS MY FAMILY (Sheffield Crucible, UK Theatre Award Best New Musical), NEVILLE'S ISLAND (Nottingham Playhouse and West End, Evening Standard & Olivier nomination, MEN Award), THE SAFARI PARTY (Stephen Joseph, Scarborough and Hampstead), the musical OUR HOUSE (West End, Olivier Award Best Musical), THE FLINT STREET NATIVITY (Liverpool Playhouse) and SIGN OF THE TIMES (UK tour and West End). His play CALENDAR GIRLS (Chichester Festival Theatre, West End) broke all British records for a professional and amateur play, was nominated for an Olivier and won the Whatsonstage Best Comedy Award. CALENDAR GIRLS – THE MUSICAL, co-written with Gary Barlow, opened at Leeds Opera house and transferred to the Phoenix Theatre in the West End, winning a Whatsonstage Award and an Olivier nomination.
Tim’s film credits include BLACKBALL, CALENDAR GIRLS (British Comedy Award) and KINKY BOOTS (Best International Film, Florida FF). Tim’s most recent film THE WEDDING VIDEO was directed by Nigel Cole.
Recent work for television includes the Playhouse drama TIMELESS. His other TV credits include MONEY FOR NOTHING (Writer’s Guild Award), THE ROTTENTROLLS (BAFTA Award), CRUISE OF THE GODS, THE FLINT STREET NATIVITY, PRESTON FRONT (Writer’s Guild Award, British Comedy Award, RTS Award, BAFTA nomination). In 2004 Tim developed a season of single comedy plays entitled TRAPPED.
Tim’s additional credits include a tour of words and music with Willy Russell. Most recently his new musical THE BAND embarked on a tour of the UK, playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket over this coming Christmas, and THE ROTTENTROLLS was voted one of the top fifty children’s shows of all time.
To visit Tim Firth’s official website please go to www.timfirth.com