Bevin Linkhorn

Bevin grew up in Lower Hutt and was immersed in a loving family culture of Petone club rugby, softball and competitive swimming at Naenae pool.

He is a graduate of Victoria University’s Theatre and Film Department, where he also gained degrees in Geography and Commerce. While at Victoria, Bevin developed his interest in writing and performing, and was involved in iconic Drama Club productions such as Capping Revues, Lunchtime Theatre and large-scale theatre events, like Bodyplay directed by Duncan Sarkies.

Bevin received two playwright commissions from the Young and Hungry Youth Arts Trust. The comedies Awesome Foursome and Confessions of an Adolescent Stormtrooper had critical success at BATS Theatre (Wellington) in 2000 and he was nominated as Best Writer at the Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards (Wellington) for Confessions of an Adolescent Stormtrooper.

His play for 7-10 year olds, Motormouth, was toured by for Capital E National Theatre for Children in 2004.

Bevin currently works as a producer at Wellington production company The Gibson Group. During his time at the company he’s been script editor on TV drama series The Insider’s Guide to Love and The Hothouse and the script producer for the made-for-mobile drama series My Story. Recent producer credits include a BBC/TV3 comedy series and a children’s reality entertainment show for TV2.