Tim Crouch

Tim Crouch is an Obie award-winning playwright, director and theatre-maker. He was an actor before starting to write and he still performs in much of his work. Plays include the illustrated Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation (National Theatre of Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival, Royal Court and tour), Superglue (National Theatre Connections), I, Cinna (the poet) (Royal Shakespeare Company and Unicorn Theatre, London), Beginners (Unicorn Theatre, London), Adler & Gibb (Royal Court and tour), The Author (Royal Court and tour), An Oak Tree (Traverse Theatre, National Theatre, Off-Broadway and tour), I, Malvolio (Brighton Festival and tour), ENGLAND – a play for galleries (Traverse Theatre/The Fruitmarket Gallery and tour), Shopping for Shoes (National Theatre schools tour) and My Arm (Traverse Theatre and tour).

As a director: Peat (Ark, Dublin), Jeramee, Hartleby and Oooglemore (Unicorn Theatre, London), The Complete Deaths (Spymonkey/Brighton Festival and tour), The Taming of the Shrew and King Lear (Royal Shakespeare Company).

Crouch created and co-wrote Don’t Forget the Driver, a six-part series for BBC2, which won Best TV Comedy at the Venice TV awards, 2019. A second series will be broadcast in 2021.

Other awards include: Writers Guild of Great Britain, Best Play for Young Audiences (Beginners); John Whiting Award, Total Theatre Award (The Author); Scotsman Fringe First, Total Theatre & Herald Archangel Awards (ENGLAND), Brian Way Award (Shopping for Shoes); Prix Italia for Best Adaptation in Radio Drama (My Arm).

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