theatrical constantly

Yes. I do believe TB is the village elder/witch. All of his rituals are overdramatic and probably about 50% scam, but apparently some part of it is genuine. But he’s the one who presides over village ceremonies and gatherings and whatever. 

“No! The ceremony must be performed on the third moon of the year, an hour after sunset.”

“Is that when the stars will be right?”

“No, for aesthetic, you clumsy Thunderdrum.”