Awards and Endorsements

Timothy Daly is one of Australia’s most internationally-successful, multi-award winning writers for theatre and radio.

His play The Man in the Attic won Australia’s most prestigious award for a new play, the Patrick White Playwrights’ Award. The Award was presented by Cate Blanchett at a glittering ceremony at the Sydney Theatre Company.

Outlanders has won an Australian Writers’ Guild AWGIE Award, for Best new Radio Play.

Kafka Dances won 5 ‘Vita’ Awards, South Africa’s top theatre awards ceremony.



“Timothy Daly’s play in South Africa swept the National Drama Awards for that year, beating such writers as Athol Fugard in several categories”.

Moya Blumenthal, South Atncan producer/director.

“Timothy’s work is truly international. He’s learned how to tell stories to audiences in many countries.

Graham Watts, British Theatre Director.

“Timothy Daly’s Kafka Dances is one of the finest modern plays I’ve ever read. Its production in Moscow was wonderful because the script itself was wonderful.”

Helena Kolosnikov, Moscow Director.

“Timothy’s insights into the international theatre scene are extraordinary.”

Richard Dresser, acclaimed New York-based playwright.

“Timothy is, quite simply the best teacher of theatre writing in this country. And for once, I’m not joking!”

Darryl Cooper, Comedian/Writer, Sydney, Australia.

“Timothy Daly without doubt is the best writing teacher I’ve ever met—and in my long years, I’ve met a lot of them.”

Martin Simpson, Director & Script Writer, Sydney, Australia.