Tim Balme

King Charles II

Tim is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School. He works as a freelance screenwriter and actor in theatre, film and TV. Roles include Greg Feeney in Shortland Street, Mike in The Almighty Johnsons, Jules in Nothing Trivial, and Ken (the cop) in Mercy Peak. He also starred in Peter Jackson’s cult splatter comedy Braindead. For twelve years he has been writing for South Pacific Pictures. Credits include Outrageous Fortune, Almighty Johnsons, 800 Words, and Prime TV’s The Brokenwood Mysteries for which he has just completed the fourth series as the show’s head writer. Theatre highlights include his own one-man show, Jimmy Costello, inspired by the life of prison escapee George Wilder, playing an Everly brother in three productions of Blue Sky Boys, and channelling James K Baxter in ATC’s Horseplay in 2010 - which was his most recent stage appearance.

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