Tim
Kirkby

Director

Tim is a UK award winning comedy and drama Film and TV director, who has won both a BAFTA and a British Comedy Award. He has directed and set up many successful comedies for television both in the UK and US including Phoebe Waller Bridge’s multi award-winning Fleabag, BAFTA winning My Mad fat Diary for Channel 4, and in the US with Funny or Die, all episodes of the first season of the critically acclaimed TV series Brockmire for IFC.

In episodic US TV, he has directed multiple episodes of award-winning shows HBO’s Veep, Netflix’s Grace & Frankie, and Fox’s Brooklyn Nine Nine, and in film, his neo-noir detective story Last Looks set in Los Angeles starring Mel Gibson and Charlie Hunnam, is currently on release.

Having recently finished directing and executive producing the complete first season of new Netflix series The Pentaverate with Mike Myers who plays 8 characters, the limited series about a secret society that has been working to control world events since 1347, is set to be released on 5th May 2022.

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Television

Director & Executive Producer 

Creator Mike Myers
Producer John Lyons
Writer Roger Drew, Ed Dyson and Mike Myers
Starring
  • Mike Myers
  • Netflix Comedy Starring Mike Myers, Jennifer Saunders, Keegan Michael-Key, Ken Jeong, Lydia West, Rob Lowe.

    Netflix

    Horror Pilot

    Broadway Video for SYFY
    In Production
    Brockmire
    16 x 30'
    Creator Hank Azaria
    Writer Joel Church-Cooper
    Starring
  • Hank Azaria
  • Comedy series

    Funny or Die for IFC

    Director 

    Creator Tim Crouch and Toby Jones
    Director Tim Kirkby
    Writer Toby Jones and Tim Crouch
    Starring
  • Toby Jones
  • Sister Pictures for BBC2
    Fleabag
    1 x 30' - Pilot
    Producer Lydia Hampson
    Writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge
    Starring
  • Phoebe Waller-Bridge
  • Olivia Colman
  • Sian Clifford
  • Two Brothers Pictures for BBC2, Amazon
    Writer Stewart Lee

    Comedy series

    BBC Comedy for BBC2
    Producer Hartley Gorenstein
    Writer Simon Rich
    Starring
  • Jay Baruchel
  • Comedy series

    Broadway Video for FXX
    Creator Iain Hollands
    Producer Susie Ligatt

    Comedy drama

    Working Title Television / NBC Univeral for SKY Atlantic
    Writer by Daniel J Goor & Michael Schur
    Starring
  • Andy Samberg
  • Andre Braugher
  • Comedy series

    Fremulon for Fox
    Writer Marta Kaufman
    Starring
  • Jane Fonda
  • Lily Tomlin
  • Martin Sheen
  • Sam Waterson
  • Comedy series

    Skydance for Netflix
    The C Word
    1 x 90'
    Producer Simon Lewis
    Writer Nicole Taylor
    Starring
  • Sheridan Smith
  • Single drama

    BBC for BBC1
    Producer Ravi Nandon
    Writer Jessica St Clair, Lennon Parlham
    Starring
  • Jessica St Clair
  • Lennon Parlham
  • USA
    Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle, series 3
    2014 BAFTA Nomination - Best Comedy Series
    6 x30'
    Writer Stewart Lee
    Starring
  • Stewart Lee
  • Chris Morris
  • Third series of the award-winning comedy show
    BBC for BBC2
    Writer Tony Roche, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, David Quantick
    Starring
  • Tony Hale
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Timothy Simons
  • Political comedy
    HBO
    My Mad Fat Diary
    2013 BAFTA Nomination - Best Drama
    3 x 60'
    Producer Matt Bouch
    Writer Tom Bidwell
    Starring
  • Sharon Rooney
  • Ian Hart
  • Claire Rushbrook
  • Comedy series
    Tiger Aspect for E4
    Producer Stephanie Laing
    Writer Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche, Roger Drew, Will Smith, Ian Martin, Sean Grey
    Starring
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus
  • Tony Hale
  • Matt Walsh
  • Tim Simons
  • Political comedy series
    HBO
    Its Kevin
    Pilot 30'
    Producer Richard Webb
    Writer Kevin Eldon
    Starring
  • Kevin Eldon
  • Harry Hill
  • BBC 2
    Producer Pippa Harris & Ben Cavey
    Writer Kathy Burke
    Starring
  • Kathy Burke
  • Jerry Sadowitz
  • Comedy series
    Tiger Aspect for SKY Atlantic
    Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle: Series 2
    2012 BAFTA WINNER-Best Comedy Programme, 2012 - COMEDY AWARDS WINNER - Best Comedy Programme
    6 x 30'
    Producer Richard Webb & Executive Producer Armando Iannucci
    Writer Stewart Lee
    Starring
  • Kevin Eldon
  • Armando Iannucci
  • Stewart Lee
  • Comedy series
    BBC 2
    Look Around You: Calcium
    * 2001: Winner, Best Short Film - Portobello Spring Festival
    22'
    Producer Robert Popper & Peter Serafinowicz
    Writer Robert Popper & Peter Serafinowicz
    Starring
  • Nigel Lambert
  • Peter Serafinowicz
  • Edgar Wright
  • Mivvin Colour Productions
    Producer Izzy Mant
    Writer Kathy Burke
    Starring
  • Sharon Horgan
  • Sheridan Smith
  • Felicity Montagu
  • Tiger Aspect for SKY Atlantic
    Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle: Series 1
    2010 BAFTA Nom - Best Comedy Series
    6 x 30'
    Producer Richard Webb and Executive Producer Armando Iannucci
    Writer Stewart Lee
    Starring
  • Kevin Eldon
  • Armando Iannucci
  • Stewart Lee
  • Comedy series
    BBC 2
    Kombat Opera: Drinking In Nottingham
    2008 Rose D' or WINNER- Best Comedy Series
    1 x 30'
    Producer Stephen Abrahams and Jon Rolph
    Writer Stewart Lee and Richard Thomas
    Comedy Show
    BBC 2
    Look Around You: Series 2
    2006 Rose D’or WINNER – Best Comedy Series
    6 x 30'
    Producer Robert Popper & Peter Serafinowicz, Executive Producer Ash Attalla
    Writer Robert Popper & Peter Serafinowicz
    Starring
  • Olivia Colman
  • Josie D'Arby
  • Nigel Lambert
  • Edgar Wright
  • Comedy series
    Mivvin Colour Productions & TalkBack Productions for BBC 2
    Look Around You: Series 1
    2003: BAFTA Nomination, Best Comedy Series
    8 x 10'
    Producer Robert Popper & Peter Serafinowicz
    Writer Robert Popper & Peter Serafinowicz, Executive Producer Peter Fincham
    Starring
  • Olivia Colman
  • Josie D'Arby
  • Nigel Lambert
  • Robert Popper
  • Comedy series
    Mivvin Colour Productions & TalkBack Productions for BBC 2
    Producer Nick De Grunwald series producer (as Nick de Grunwald), Geoff Kempin executive producer,Jamie Rugge-Price co-executive producer, Terry Shand executive producer & Martin R. Smith series producer
    Starring
  • Lemmy
  • Fast Eddie Clarke
  • Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor
  • Tom Allom
  • K.K. Downing
  • Rob Halford
  • Martin Birch
  • Bruce Dickinson
  • Steve Harris
  • Judas Priest - British Steel

    Iron Maiden - Number of the Beast

    Motorhead - Ace of Spades

    Isis Productions

    Film

    Director 

    Producer Mark Williams, Andriana Williams
    Director Tim Kirkby
    Writer Jill Hoppe
    Starring
  • Maisie Williams
  • Freddie Highmore
  • A comedy based on the true story of the so-called “manacled Mormon” sex scandal.


    WestEnd Films
    Producer Andrew McKenzie
    Writer Stephen Russell

    Featuring the work of John Cooper Clarke


    South Shore Productions
    Producer Kevin Proctor and Gina Powell
    Starring
  • Vic Reeves
  • Bob Mortimer
  • Comedy Feature

    Studio POW
    In Production
    Producer Andrew Lazar & Brad Feinstein
    Starring
  • Morena Baccarin
  • Mel Gibson
  • Charlie Hunnam
  • A disgraced ex-cop seeks solace by moving to the woods, but his quiet life comes to an end when a private eye recruits him to investigate a murder.

    Romulus Entertainment
    Producer Bill Gerber

    Comedy feature 

    Paramount Studios