Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin is an Australian musician, comedian, writer and actor.

One of the world’s most popular Aussie live acts, he has been selling out award-winning gigs in the UK, US and Australia for over a decade. His most recent tour, Back, was seen by over a quarter of a million people.

Minchin is the composer-lyricist of the hit musical, Matilda, which won 85 international awards and recently celebrated 10 years on the West End. His second musical, Groundhog Day, won the Best Musical Olivier Award (West End) and was nominated for 7 Tonys (Broadway).

The feature film version of Matilda the Musical has its world premiere in October at the London Film Festival and is subsequently released by Netflix in December 2022

He co-wrote and starred in the TV series Upright, (2019 Sky UK / Foxtel), which won AACTA awards for Best Comedy and Best Actor in a Comedy. Season 2 drops in November 2022.

Other acting credits include Atticus Fetch in Californication, a Logie Award-winning Smasher in the ABC’s Secret River, Pretty Boy in Netflix’s Back To The Outback and Friar Tuck in Lionsgate’s Robin Hood. Stage highlights include Judas in the UK / Australian Arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar.

His 2020 studio album Apart Together debuted at #3 in Australia and top 30 in the UK charts.

Live releases include Tim Minchin Vs the Heritage Orchestra Live at the Royal Albert Hall, So F**king Rock, and Ready For This?

In Late October/early November Tim will release a new song “The Aeroplane” written for Upright Series 2. Upright 2 will be released by Foxtel/Sky Atlantic in November and the song will be available through BMG Records.

He has released two children’s books and a graphic novel, and has made speeches that have been viewed tens of millions of times.

Tim has been awarded three honorary doctorates and is a member of the Order of Australia.

photo by Damian Bennett