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An extremely limited number of tickets, for Tim’s show at The Old Vic this Sunday, are available now!

by Shell 21st May 2016 | 4 comments

Photo by Joan Marcus

Photo by Joan Marcus

A quiet heads-up, for those who keep a close eye on this website (to avoid overwhelming the Box Office phone lines):

An extremely limited number of tickets for Tim’s upcoming show at The Old Vic, on Sunday 22nd May, are on sale right now!

The show is otherwise sold out.

Please call The Old Vic Box Office on 0844 871 7635 and quote “Tim Minchin Sent Me” for your chance to book.

Good luck!

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Smasher logie 2016

The 58th Annual TV Week Logie Awards were held yesterday at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne.

Tim was awarded the Logie for Most Outstanding Supporting Actor for his critically acclaimed role as, Northern Irish ex-convict, Smasher Sullivan in ABC TV’s The Secret River. The series won the Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Miniseries.

Patrick Brammall accepted the award on Tim’s behalf at the event. Here’s Tim’s full acceptance speech, as shown on the big screen:

Footage courtesy of Nine Network.
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Meet The Mavericks

ABC TV’s Meet the Mavericks is an interview series featuring some of Australia’s most iconic artists, performers, thinkers and cultural leaders. Each episode sees two of these creative talents (and troublemakers) come together to compare notes and talk intimately about their view of the world, their passions, what inspires them, what drives them and how they channel this into their creative process. (Photo courtesy of ABC Arts)

Tune in to Episode 4 on Tuesday 3rd May, 2016, at 10pm, for two humanists: Phillip Adams and Tim. Late Night Live radio host and godfather of the Australian film industry, with a regular column in The Australian, Phillip Adams and Tim (composer/lyricist, musician, comedian, actor, writer and director) talk about life, art, identity and religion.

The episode will join the others on ABC iView once it airs.

Here’s a clip to whet your appetite:
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Tomorrow, April 23rd, you can watch Tim playing his part in the celebrations at Shakespeare Live! From The RSC. As it broadcasts live on BBC Two at 8.30pm, the show will be screened live to Picturehouse cinemas in the UK and Europe. Tickets here. (Details of worldwide screenings below)

Photo courtesy of The RSC

Photo courtesy of The RSC

Tim joins a huge and stellar cast which includes: Akala (Hip Hop Shakespeare), Roger Allam, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Simon Russell Beale, Ian Bostridge, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Anne Marie Duff, English National Opera, Paapa Essiedu, Joseph Fiennes, Alexandra Gilbreath, Henry Goodman, the cast of Horrible Histories, Rufus Hound, Rory Kinnear, John Lithgow, Ian McKellan, Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra, Helen Mirren, Alison Moyet, Al Murray, Pippa Nixon, Orchestra of the Swan, Gregory Porter, the Royal Ballet, Antony Sher, The Shires, Meera Syal, David Suchet, Catherine Tate, Rufus Wainwright and Harriet Walter.

Hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate, the live television celebration, marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, will be staged at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

The RSC: ‘Shakespeare Live! From the RSC’ will feature performances of some of the greatest dramatic scenes ever written, played by some of our greatest actors, as well as songs, comedy, dances and music celebrating Shakespeare’s legacy.

The programme will be available on BBC iPlayer shortly after broadcast.

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Toronto 2016

Tomorrow, Tuesday 19th April 2016, sees Tim attending and performing at the launch event for the Canadian production of Matilda The Musical, at the Ed Mirvish Theatre in Toronto.

There will be a live feed of the highlights between 2:30pm and 3:30pm (EDT) on the Mirvish Productions Facebook Page. ‘LIKE’ the page to watch.

That’s 7:30pm (BST) in the UK and for Australian night owls/insomniacs/very early risers that’s 4:30am (AEST) 20th April.

In addition, the event will be live tweeted by @Mirvish with images going up on Instagram @mirvishproductions. #MatildaTO

Toronto will be the only production of Matilda in Canada.

Tickets are already on sale for performances from 5th July up until 4th September, 2016, from www.mirvish.com or by phone at TicketKing at 416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333.

Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Royal Alexandra Theatre Box Office, 260 King Street West. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 416-593-4142 or 1-800-724-6420.

Toronto 2016

More information can be found on the Matilda The Musical website and if you’d like to see the story of Matilda’s adventures internationally, including many reviews, photos and videos then take a look here.

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