Simon is an experienced professional actor who has trained people all over the world.
He has studied drama and taught children drama for many years and has also worked as a professional actor for over ten years.
He has worked alongside many reputable actors such as Sir Ian Mckellen, John Hannah and Ray Winston and have held down cast parts in various well known Theatre, TV and Film productions such as Shameless, Hollyoaks and Emmerdale recently winning the Best Actor Award at the Milan Film Festival for ‘The Switch’ plus Best Actor in ‘Blind Faith’ at the Lift-Off Liverpool, London and Las Vegas Film Festivals.
At the beginning of this year he recently returned from working in China for UKCI with the Chinese National Youth Theatre BNU where he wrote and directed a musical theatre show about Roald Dahl called ‘Pure Imagination’ for Chinese audiences for thousands of spectators at three main theatres all over China.
They were heavily nominated and won four awards including best performance over all competing theatre companies in China at the Drama Festival 2016.
Including this, he has been working with BAFTA award winning writer and director Rachel Tilleston in universities delivering acting and directing workshops.
Simon has a new film out soon called ‘Local Produce’ which will be premiered at Hyde Park picture house Leeds on 19th May 2017.