About Tim Ferguson

About Tim Ferguson
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Tim FergusonTim Ferguson is a widely acclaimed comedian and screenwriter. He’s toured the world performing stand-up and musical comedy, co-writing dozens of live stage comedy shows and light entertainment programs.

Tim is a patron of MS Australia, and national advocate for employment of people with disabilities.

Recent credits include: co-writing (with Edwina Exton) co-directing (with Marc Gracie) the romcom feature film Spin Out [Sony Pictures]. He is Series Script Editor for the ABC1 sitcom Ricketts Lane.

Morgan Griffin & Xavier Samuel in 'SPIN OUT'
Morgan Griffin & Xavier Samuel in ‘SPIN OUT’
Sammy J & Randy in 'Ricketts Lane'
Sammy J & Randy in ‘Ricketts Lane’

Tim has taught Comedy Screenwriting courses at New York University, Scotland Screen Academy, Australian Film Television & Radio School, RMIT University, Sydney Film School, VCA.

Tim consults for various international production companies and networks on screen comedy development.

Author of the bestselling comedy manual ‘The Cheeky Monkey – Writing Narrative Comedy‘,  Tim wrote the memoir ‘Carry A Big Stick‘, a tale of love, laughter & MS. He wrote the political satire Left, Right and Centre (Penguin Books).

Tim consults for various production companies and teaches Cheeky Monkey Comedy Courses worldwide.

He writes The Ferguson Report, a weekly news satire column in online newspaper The New Daily.

Tim Ferguson ComedianTim Ferguson’s award-winning Live solo shows include Carry a Big Stick and Fast Life on Wheels, mischievous “sit-down-stand-up comedy”.

The Doug Anthony All-Stars [DAAS] won the Edinburgh Fringe Festival’s Spirit Of The Fringe Award in 2016.
Cortle.com chose DAAS as the UK’s #2 comedy act for that year.
Tim began as a member of comedy trio Doug Anthony Allstars (DAAS) (with Paul McDermott and Richard Fidler) whose credits include the scifi sitcom Daas Kapital, live comedy show The Big Gig, the feature film The Edinburgh Years, the BBC’s DAAS LOVE and UK Channel 4’s Viva Cabaret.
DAAS broke box office records on 9 world tours and released various books, comics, artworks, live recordings and Australia’s biggest selling independent album, ICON.

DAAS reformed in 2013 with Tim, Paul McDermott & Paul ‘Flacco’ Livingston with 3 sell-out tours. Their new live show “Near Death Experience” is now toured the UK to packed theatres.

DAAS Tour Poster
DAAS Tour Poster

Tim hosted the Logie-winning mega-production Don’t Forget Your Toothbrush, the UK/Australian co-pro sitcom Shock Jock, Big Brother Insider, the Unreal-TV franchise, starred in the spoof 70’s cop show Funky Squad and the live satirical commentary show With Tim Ferguson (WTF). He has appeared on many TV shows including Good News Week and was a 1990 candidate for the seat of Kooyong.

Tim shocked and rocked as Franknfurter in the record-breaking Sydney production of Rocky Horror Show.