Tim Firth

13 Jan 2015

Theatre credits: Neville’s Island (Nominated for Best Comedy – Evening Standard & Olivier Awards 1994, winner Best Play MEN Awards 2006), The Safari Party, the musical Our House (Olivier Award for Best New Musical 2002), The Flint Street Nativity (Liverpool Playhouse) and Sign Of The Times (UK tour and West End). Tim’s stage adaptation of Calendar Girls, produced by David Pugh & Dafydd Rogers Ltd, broke all British box office records for a play, has been produced worldwide and was nominated for an Olivier. In 2010 it won the Whatsonstage Best Comedy Award.

Film credits: Blackball, Calendar Girls (British Comedy Awards, Best Comedy Film 1993) and Kinky Boots (Sundance Selection, Best International Feature, Florida Film Festival). Tim’s most recent film The Wedding Video was released in 2012 directed by Nigel Cole.

Television credits: Money For Nothing (Writer’s Guild Awards – Best Television Film), The Rottentrolls (4 series: BAFTA Award, Best Children’s Entertainment 1997), Cruise Of The Gods, The Flint Street Nativity, Preston Front (3 series Writer’s Guild of Great Britain Best Original Series; Comedy Awards, Best Comedy Drama, RTS Awards Best Series, BAFTA nominated Best Drama Series). In 2004 Tim developed a season of single comedy plays entitled Trapped. Tim’s additional credits include a tour of words and original music co-written with Willy Russell in 2004 called The Singing Playwright.

Tim’s brand new musical comedy This Is My Family opened at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre studio and won the UK Theatre Award for Best New Musical. This year it is being remounted to reopen the Lyceum Theatre and tour the UK. Tim is currently working on a stage musical with Gary Barlow.