Tim Bain

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

Theatre, Film & TV
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Biography

With a passion for comedy aimed at 6-11 year-olds, Tim has written for series including Boyster (Disney), Dennis & Gnasher, Ye Olde Dragons’ Den (CBBC), Captain Flinn & the Pirate Dinosaurs, and action-spy series Get Ace.

For preschoolers, he’s written episodes for Fireman Sam, Bob the Builder, Hoopla Doopla and Numtums.

For adults, he co-wrote Tooned 50, starring the voices of Jenson Button and Alexander Armstrong, and animated by Framestore.

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.

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Television
Writer
Digby Dragon 2014
Blue Zoo/ Nickelodeon/ Aardman
Writer Tim Bain

 
The New Adventures of Figaro Pho 2014
ABC
Writer Tim Bain

 
Winston Steinburger & Sir Dudley Ding-Dong 2014
Teletoon
Writer Tim Bain

 
Bob the Builder 2014
HIT Entertainment
Writer Tim Bain

Tim has written multiple episodes of this popular kids programme

Captain Flinn & the Pirate Dinosaurs 2014
Nine Network
Writer Tim Bain

 
Cartoon Network
Writer Tim Bain

 
Go Jetters 2011 to 2014
BBC for CBeebies
Writer Tim Bain

Development and script writer.

Boyster 2013
Disney XD
Writer Tim Bain

 
Tooned 50 2013
Framestore for Sky
Writer Tim Bain

 
HIT Entertainment
Writer Tim Bain

 
Get Ace 2013
Channel Ten
Writer Tim Bain

 
CBBC
Writer Tim Bain

 
Numtums - Series 2 2 x 11'
2013
BBC for CBeebies
Writer Tim Bain

 
Hoopla Doopla 2013
ABC Australia
Writer Tim Bain

 
Red Kite Animation for CBBC
Writer Tim Bain

 
Ellabie 2012
Monster Entertainment
In development
Writer Tim Bain

 
Pantorhymes 2012
MCC Media
In development
Writer Tim Bain

Pre-school show

Numtums 2011 to 2013
CBeebies
Writer Tim Bain

Development and script writer across various episodes.

Watson and Oliver 2011
BBC 2
Writer Tim Bain
Starring Lorna Watson & Ingrid Oliver

Contributing sketch writer

Australian Verses 2010
Channel 7
Writer Tim Bain

 
The White Room 2010
Channel 7
Writer Tim Bain

 
Rove, Series 9 & 10 72 x 75'
2008 to 2009
Channel 10
Producer Craig Campbell
Writer Tim Bain
Starring Rove McManus, Carrie Bickmore, Peter Helliar, Dave Hughes & Hamish Blake

Comedy writer, topical chat show

Kidd Kelly 1 x 11'
2007
Australian Children's Television Foundation
Producer Bernadette O'Mahoney
Writer Tim Bain
Starring Dave Hughes, Judith Lucy & Pia Miranda

Animated television series development

The Wedge 26 x 30'
2007
Channel 10
Producer Steve Dundon
Writer Tim Bain
Starring Jason Gann, Rebel Wilson, Marney McQueen & Kate Jenkinson

Sketch comedy series

Creator and Writer
Fish 2011

 
Creator Tim Bain
Writer Tim Bain

Sitcom in development

Time Monkeys 1 x 30'
2009
Australian Children's Television Foundation
Creator Tim Bain
Writer Tim Bain

Scriptwriter on animated pilot

Theatre
Writer
Rump Steak at a Vegan BBQ 2012
Melbourne Comedy Festival
Writer Tim Bain
Starring Marney McQueen

Red, Hot and Rosa 2011
Melbourne Comedy Festival
Writer Tim Bain
Starring Marney McQueen

Sunburnt Country 2010
Melbourne Comedy Festival
Writer Tim Bain
Starring Marney McQueen

High School Spoof-ical 2009
Maverick Musicals
Writer Tim Bain

Children's musical comedy published and performed across the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa and Australia

Rose Waxes Lyrical 2009
Melbourne Comedy Festival
Writer Tim Bain
Starring Marney McQueen

RetroActive 2008
Maverick Musicals
Writer Tim Bain

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

Lucky 2006
Maverick Musicals
Writer Tim Bain

Children's musical comedy published and performed across Australia

You're History 2006
Maverick Musicals
Writer Tim Bain

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