Tim Firth's theatre credits include Greatest Days, Now Is Good (UK Theatre nomination best musical) 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. His musical The Band opened its national tour in the UK, winning the MEN best Musical award, before transferring to the Haymarket Theatre.
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 and 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. Most recently The Rottentrolls was voted one of the top 50 children’s shows of all time.
In 2019 a new production of This Is My Family starring Jimmy Nesbitt and Sheila Hancock opened at Chichester Festival Theatre, and a new all-female production of Neville’s Island, called Sheila's Island, is planned for 2022.
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