Partner: After studying History at Balliol College, Oxford, Timothy trained as an actor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He works extensively as an actor, writer and director. Theatre work includes appearances in Therese Raquin at the National Theatre, the title role in Richard III at Guildford, as well as work for the Oxford Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe and Manchester Library Theatre. His television and film work includes starring in the BBC’s comedy Detectorists written by Mackenzie Crook, The Mummy (alongside Tom Cruise) and Captain Phillips. He also cofounded Behind The Eye Theatre which produced Moira Buffini’s Blavatsky’s Tower at Barons Court. Other work he’s directed includes Cooked at Bread and Roses and short plays for Full Disclosure and Pieces of Gold at the Southwark Playhouse. His work on LGBTQIA+ and gender which found practical expression through Turn of Phrase grew out of recording interviews of women’s experiences in theatre for a sound archive in conjunction with studying the work of figures such as bel hooks and Judith Butler. Tim also works as a writer having completed an MA in Creative Fiction under Andrew Motion at Royal Holloway. His plays include Open (co-written with Chris Adams) and fiction work includes The Smog, and various short story publications. He helps with speech writing as part of his work on public speaking.