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Tim McGarry


Tim McGarry is an experienced actor, writer and broadcaster. He has worked extensively on television radio and stage.Tim co-wrote and starred in BBCNI’s hit sitcom Give My Head Peace playing the part of Sinn Fein stalwart Da in 73 episodes. Give My Head Peace ran for ten years and was Northern Ireland’s most popular TV show regularly attracting over 50% audience share.· Currently recording Perforated Ulster BBC
Playing Range:Fifties
Hair: Grey Removable Beard
Height: 6'4
Build: Slim
Eyes: Brown
Accents: Excellent aptitude for accents
Musical Instruments:
Skills: Qualified lawyer, removable beard; Experience of radio and television presenting, stand-up comedy, producing, writing and script editing.
Languages: Basic Spanish
Vehicle Licences: full driving licence
Current Location: Belfast


Television Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer Channel
The Blame Game Host Various BBC NI
Give My Head Peace Da Various BBC NI
Dry Your Eyes Various roles(12 Episodes) Michael McDowell BBC NI
Hearts and Minds Taxi driver Various BBC NI
I Fought the Law Judge Tom Poole BBC NI
A Night at the Opera House Various Martin Shardlow BBC NI
1798 The Comedy Various Martin Shardlow BBC
Two Ceasefires and a Weddings Da Stephen Butcher BBC


Radio Credits Include:
Title Character Director Producer
The Blame Game Host Various BBC Radio Ulster
Half Sketch (36 Episodes) Various Mario Styleonitus BBC Radio 2
A Perforated Ulster (24 Episodes) Various Various BBC Radio


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