Tim as Old Man in Extant's 2016 tour of The Chairs. He sits in the porthole with the spotlight shining on him.

It is with enormous sadness that we mourn the tragic passing on 16 February 2017 of Tim Gebbels, our dear actor, trainer, consultant, artistic adventurer and consummate font of knowledge from Doctor Who to Guide Dogs. Extant has been so very privileged to have Tim's treasured talent, wit, intellect and support in the company for nearly two decades. Rest in peace our very own Renaissance Man.

We extend our loving sympathies to Tim's family and friends at this time of great loss and sadness.

Tim performs as Cataracto in Sheer. Wearing a white fishnet outfit stuffed with inflatables to look like muscles, he stands like a Greek statue, holding up in one hand a bright pink balloon.Tim as Cataracto in Sheer, 2012.

Side profile of Tim in all black, performing alongside Liam in Obscurity at Liberty Festival 2009Tim performs at Liberty Festival 2009.

Tim as Old Man with Heather Gilmore as Old Woman in The Chairs. They stand behind the rows of chairs, holding hands as they celebrate the impending arrival of the Orator.Tim with Heather Gilmore as Old Man and Old Woman in The Chairs, 2016.

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