Tim Bain

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

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Biography

With a passion for comedy, Tim has written for series including Boyster (Disney XD), Dennis & Gnasher, Ye Olde Dragons’ Den (CBBC), Captain Flinn & the Pirate Dinosaurs, Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding-Dong, The New Adventures of Figaro Pho, and action-spy series Get Ace.


For preschoolers, he’s written episodes for Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder, Digby Dragon, Hoopla Doopla, Numtums and the upcoming action-comedy series Go Jetters, which he co-developed with CBeebies.

For adults, he co-wrote Tooned 50, starring the voices of Jenson Button, Alexander Armstrong and Brian Cox, and animated by Framestore. The series won a Gold Eurobest and a Lovie Award.

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

Tim is the author of several best-selling high school musicals including You're History! and High School Spoofical. Published by Maverick Musicals, they have been performed as far and wide as the USA, UK, South Africa, Australia and Azerbaijan.


CV

TV

Writer

 
Blue Zoo/ Nickelodeon/ Aardman
 
 

Tim has written multiple episodes of this popular kids programme

HIT Entertainment
 
 
Channel 7/ CBBC / Netflix
 
 
Development and script writer.
BBC for CBeebies
 
 
Cartoon Network
 
 
Disney XD
 
 
Framestore for Sky
 
 
HIT Entertainment
 
 
Channel Ten
 
 
BBC for CBeebies
 
 
ABC Australia
 
 
Red Kite Animation for CBBC
 
 
Monster Entertainment
In development
 
 

Pre-school show

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