Simon trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Selected Theatre credits include: Bobby Coleman in Noel Coward’s “Easy Virtue” and Richard Noakes in Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia” (both Chichester Festival Theatre), Edward in a national tour of Harold Pinter’s “A Slight Ache”, Greg in the World Premiere of the critically acclaimed “Twisted” at The Oval House and also Louis in the UK premiere of “Salsa Saved The Girls” at The Old Red Lion.

Simon has been a member of the Reduced Shakespeare Company since 2008 performing in “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged” and “The Bible: The Complete Word of God Abridged” on tour. In 2014 he broke a Guinness World Record with the company by performing the full Shakespeare show at 38,000ft on a flight to Italy and thus set the record for the Highest Ever Theatrical Performance.

Film and Television credits include: “Elizabeth”, “The Four Feathers”, BBC’s “Eastenders”, ITV’s “Foyle’s War” and a television pilot with the late, great Rik Mayall. Simon also voiced the documentary features on the 30th anniversary worldwide DVD release of Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws”.

 

Simon will be playing Henry Purcell on 17th May, 17th July and 3rd August.