Tim Dawson
writer; playwright, Not For Turning; screenwriter, Coming of Age; journalist; editor, Free Market Conservatives

Tim Dawson started his career aged 18 when a pilot of his original sitcom Coming of Age was commissioned by BBC Three. The show ran for three series, with Tim writing all the episodes. He has also written for Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps and The Now Show. On radio, he wrote a Doctor Who spin-off for Big Finish Productions, and his new original Afternoon Play Not For Turning will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February. As a journalist, he has written for the Telegraph, the Spectator, spiked, the i-Paper and has written material for Conservative politicians. As editor of Free Market Conservatives, he writes about Freedom and Brexit, and works with a diverse range of contributors including Toby Young, Tom Harwood, Darren Grimes, Simon Evans, John Redwood, Ruth Lea and Iain Duncan-Smith.

Follow Tim on Twitter: @Tim_R_Dawson


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