Tim Bain

TV comedy and animation writer for kids, adults and family audiences

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Biography

Tim is a British-Australian writer who has written adult comedy and children’s series for BBC, Netflix, Sky, Disney XD, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network.

For 8-12s, his credits include Counterfeit Cat, Boyster, Dennis the Menace, Tooned 50, Bottersnikes & Gumbles, The New Adventures of Figaro Pho, Kuu Kuu Harajuku, Winston Steinburger & Sir Dudley Ding-Dong, and International Emmy nominee Get Ace.

For preschoolers he’s written for Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder, PJ Masks, Bitz & Bob and Digby Dragon, and worked on development for two hit CBeebies series, Numtums and BAFTA nominee Go Jetters.

For adults, he co-wrote Framestore's Tooned 50, starring the voices of Jenson Button, Alexander Armstrong and Brian Cox, and worked on the development of a Very British Problems spin-off.

Tim has also developed projects for Spongebob Squarepants, Angry Birds and Aardman. He's been nominated for two Australian Writers' Guild Awards.

Tim hails from the sunny shores of Australia, where he wrote for the Logie Award-winning Rove. He has penned jokes for personalities including Eric Bana, Ben Elton and childhood hero, MC Hammer. 

He is currently developing a new sitcom for CBBC he co-created with Tony Cooke.

CV

TV

Writer

 
Disney XD
 
 

Project development

Nickelodeon
 
 

Series development

Rovio
 
 
Blue Zoo/ Nickelodeon/ Aardman
 
 
CBBC / Netflix
 
 
Disney
 
 
HIT Entertainment
 
 

Tim has written multiple episodes of this popular kids programme

HIT Entertainment
 
 

Development and script writer across various episodes

BBC for CBeebies
 
 
Disney XD
 
 
Framestore for Sky
 
 
CBeebies
 
 
Nickelodeon
 
 
Super RTL
 
 

Comedy series

Alaska Productions
 
 
Cartoon Network
 
 
Channel Ten
 
 
BBC for CBeebies
 
 
ABC Australia
 
 
Red Kite Animation for CBBC
 
 
Monster Entertainment
In development
 
 
MCC Media
In development
 
 

Development and script writer across various episodes.

CBeebies
 
Starring
  • Lorna Watson
  • Ingrid Oliver
  •  
    Contributing sketch writer
    BBC 2
     
     
    Channel 7
     
     
    Channel 7
     
    Producer Craig Campbell
    Starring
  • Rove McManus
  • Carrie Bickmore
  • Peter Helliar
  • Dave Hughes
  •  
    Comedy writer, topical chat show
    Channel 10
     
    Kidd Kelly
    1 x 11'
    Producer Bernadette O'Mahoney
    Starring
  • Dave Hughes
  • Judith Lucy
  • Pia Miranda
  •  
    Animated television series development
    Australian Children's Television Foundation
     
    The Wedge
    26 x 30'
    Producer Steve Dundon
    Starring
  • Jason Gann
  • Rebel Wilson
  • Marney McQueen
  • Kate Jenkinson
  •  
    Sketch comedy series
    Channel 10
     

    Creator & Writer

     
    Scriptwriter on animated pilot
    Australian Children's Television Foundation
     
     
    Sitcom in development
     

    Theatre

    Writer

    Starring
  • Marney McQueen
  •  
    Melbourne Comedy Festival
     
    Starring
  • Marney McQueen
  •  
    Melbourne Comedy Festival
     
    Starring
  • Marney McQueen
  •  
    Melbourne Comedy Festival
     
     
    Children's musical comedy published and performed across the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa and Australia
    Maverick Musicals
     
    Starring
  • Marney McQueen
  •  
    Melbourne Comedy Festival
     
     

    Children’s musical comedy published and performed across the UK, USA, Canada and Australia.

    Maverick Musicals
     
     
    Children's musical comedy published and performed across Australia
    Maverick Musicals
     
     

    Children’s musical comedy published and performed across the UK, USA, Canada, Japan and Australia. Maverick’s 2006 #1 bestseller.

    Maverick Musicals