Tim Gilvin

Composer and Lyricist


Tim is working on a new show, Professional Help, songs of which will be performed at a masterclass with Claude-Michel Schoenberg (Sept 2016)

Stay Awake, Jake enjoys SOLD OUT run and rave reviews at the Vaults Festival 2016.

Tim Gilvin to appear as a featured writer at BEAM:2016 at the Park Theatre in March.

Songs from Kew Gardens, based on a short story by Virgina Woolf, workshopped at The MTA. (Jan 2016)

University of Portsmouth students perform Gap Year: a Musical Comedy in a sell out show. (Dec 2015)


--- Stay Awake, Jake ---

(Music, Lyrics and Book)

"a beautifully inflected score" ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (Mark Shenton, The Stage)

"an intelligent piece of a contemporary musical" ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (musicaltheatrereview.com)

  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (theatreweekly.com)

"an exciting new voice for British musical theatre" (Rory Maxwell, Bargain Theatre Land)


WINNER of the 2014 S&S Award for new musical theatre

"Tim Gilvin has written a truly superb piece of theatre" (LondonTheatre1.com)


--- Rubber Dinghy ---

(Composer / Sound Design, May 2013) 

"Tim Gilvin’s sound score and allows the tension to build slowly but surely to an exciting crescendo." (Paul Vale)

WINNER of LOST Theatre's 29th Annual One Act Festival 

WINNER - Notable Contribution for Design (Sound)


--- Gap Year ---

(Music and Lyrics with Patrick Stockbridge, Oct 2012) 

“the consistent music is catchy and fits the joyful vibe of the show” (Fourthwall Magazine)

“[the songs are] consistently catchy and witty” (Broadway World)

“[The] songs are fluid and fun” (Cherwell


--- Songbook, by Fallingham Fair ---

(Songwriting with Aoife McCauley and Fred Claridge, released April 2013)

"There really is a lot going for "Songbook" [...] The important thing becomes the execution and on that score, this is a concept that finds the mark time and time again."  (FATEA-records.co.uk)

"The entire album impresses. Fallingham Fair somehow manage to get the mix of Pop and Folk just right." (Liverpool Gig Review)