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October 2017

The Project NZ

This evening, 7pm-7:30pm, Tim’ll be interviewed on The Project NZ on Channel Three (+HR=E).

The programme is hosted by Jesse Mulligan, Kanoa Lloyd, Josh Thomson and Petra Bagust.

Sadly, this programme is geo-blocked outside New Zealand. We’ll try to get the footage to pop on here after the programme airs.

UPDATE: A husky voiced Tim talking about the new book When I Grow Up and filming upcoming Australian comedy series Squinters.

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When I Grow Up - US Cover

We’re delighted to reveal the cover of the US edition of When I Grow Up, the magical new picture book inspired by Tim’s hit song from the multi-award-winning Matilda the Musical. The book imagines life from a child’s viewpoint, with all the humour and poignancy of the song.

The US edition will be published on March 27th, 2018, by Scholastic Press US.

When I Grow Up is illustrated by Steve Antony, an internationally published, award-winning author and illustrator of many picture books, including the Mr Panda series.

The US edition can be pre-ordered from Amazon.

Each cover, for the three editions, is slightly different but infused with the same playful energy and imagination for which When I Grow Up is so beloved.

You can take a look at the UK edition cover and publication details here and the Australian edition cover and publication details can be found here.

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The Project

This evening, 6.30pm–7.30pm, Tim’ll be on The Sunday Project on Channel Ten.

He joins hosts Hamish MacDonald, Chris Bath, Tommy Little and Rachel Corbett, alongside fellow guests Rob Langdon and Kris Smith.

UPDATE: Tim’s on at the very end of the programme.

If you can’t sit around your tellys at the allotted time, the show will be available afterwards on The Project’s website. (Sadly Tenplay’s catch-up is geo-blocked outside Australia.)

Here’s the segment:

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Adam Zwar & Tim

Adam Zwar & Tim

Tim’s to star in Squinters, a new six part comedy series, created by Adam Zwar and Trent O’Donnell, for the ABC.

The series, set entirely in cars, follows the lives and aspirations of rush-hour commuters from Sydney’s western suburbs as they drive to work in the morning and then catches up with their day again on the return trip. The title refers to the fact they are heading east, into the sun, in the mornings.

Tim joins a stellar cast: Jacki Weaver, Miranda Tapsell, Mandy McElhinney, Damon Herriman, Sam Simmons, Andrea Demetriades, Wayne Blair, Christiaan Van Vuuren, Justin Rosniak, Jenna Owen, Susie Youssef, Rose Matafeo, Steen Raskopoulos, John ‘MyChonny’ Luc and Nyasha Hatend.

Produced by Jungle, Squinters will shoot in October in Sydney and Los Angeles and is set to air on ABC in 2018.

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In December, I’m moving to Sydney with my family, so it might be a good while before I play West Coast US shows again.

This micro tour is a happy-sad farewell to this lovely-wild city (and brilliant-crazy-scary country) that we’ve lived in for 4 years.

The gig will be a bit different. There are some guest musos lined up, and I’ll be playing songs rarely heard. And plenty you have.

It’ll be special, I reckon. Come come.

Tim Minchin: Leaving LA

Santa Barbara / Lobero Theatre
17th November, 2017
Tickets: Fans’ Presale    General Onsale

San Francisco / The Masonic  
18th November, 2017
Tickets: Presale AND General Onsale

San Diego / Balboa Theatre  
29th November, 2017
Tickets: Presale AND General Onsale

Los Angeles / Wiltern Theatre
30th November, 2017
Tickets: Presale AND General Onsale

There’s a special PRESALE for fans 4pm (PDT) TODAY, Wednesday, October 11th, 2017, running until Thursday, October 12th 10pm (PDT).
Password: LEAVING (not case sensitive).

Any other presales will start after that and are detailed via the links above.

Tickets go on general sale Friday, October 13th at 10am (PDT)

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