Tim is an Obie-award winning UK-based theatre-maker. He was an actor for many years before starting to write – and he still performs in much of his work. His plays include My Arm, ENGLAND (a play for galleries), An Oak Tree, The Author, Adler & Gibb, Beginners, and (with Andy Smith) what happens to the hope at the end of the evening. Tim tours his work nationally and internationally. He also writes for younger audiences. A series of plays inspired by Shakespeare’s lesser characters includes I, Malvolio and I, Peaseblossom. For the RSC Tim has directed The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear and I, Cinna (the poet) – all for young audiences. Other directing credits include Jeramee, Hartleby and Oooglemore for the Unicorn Theatre, London, and The Complete Deaths for Spymonkey. Awards for Tim’s work include an Off-Broadway OBIE, an Edinburgh Fringe First, two Herald Angels, two Total Theatre awards, the Brian Way award for best children’s play and the 2010 John Whiting award. Tim is published by Oberon Books. He is currently under commission to the Royal Court Theatre, the National Theatre of Scotland and the BBC.