Tim Key supports Samaritans this January

Award winning stand-up comedian Tim Key has joined up with Samaritans to bring some January cheer. Key has written an animated poem about a man struggling to cope with a miserable Monday morning in support of the organisation’s recent Brew Monday campaign.

Brew Monday, 16th January, featured content from Vic Reeves, Edward Monkton. Robbie Williams and Lorraine Kelly to name a few, who all gave uplifting contributions to the organisation to raise awareness of their services, to donate,  encouraging people to have a cup of tea and chat with a friend or to contact Samaritans if struggling to cope.

Tim, who won the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2009, is an actor, writer and performance poet. His YouTube poem and animation tells the story of Roland and his partner Poppy as they contemplate the start of the week.

As well as the Edinburgh award, Tim has been nominated for the Malcolm Hardee award for comic originality, and his acting roles include Far Too Happy, Party and Tree. Tim has appeared on BBC Radio 2 & 4, and he was one of the panel on the TV show We Need Answers on BBC4.