Simon is best known for his portrayal of as Intergalactic Black Marketeer, Dorium Maldovar in Doctor Who and The Fat Friar in Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone.
Simon has covered the whole spectrum of the industry; everything from Shakespeare to Panto, Musicals to Farce and is equally at home with Comedy and Drama:
Other Credits include:
Television: Dr Who, Getting On, Afterlife, Love Soup, One Foot in the Grave, Doctors, Sedgfield Park, 99-1, Hale & Pace, The Good Guys, The Bill, Crimewatch Factfile and London’s Burning.
Films: Pundemic Les Miserables, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (The Fat Friar), Sweet Thing, An Ungentlemanly Act, Beg! Arrivederci Millwall.
Theatre: Includes, Exclusive – with Paul Scofield, Eileen Atkins and Alec McCowen, The Busybody, The Emperor of the Moon, An Inspector Calls, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth and his one man play Hamlet: Tragedy of a Fat Man by Paddy Gormley.
Simon appears in the web series ‘3some’ with Annette Badland as his wife and as ‘Dante’ in ‘Waterside’ and works extensively in the States and in Europe.
Simon’s voice a regularly put to good use as Radio Presenter, Narrator and has recently recorded for Big Finish…. Gallifrey V and an Iris Wildthyme story – A Lift in Time – due for released in 2013.
As a writer Simon is currently working on ‘G N U’ a six part Comedy Drama set in the world of Arts Theatres. ‘My Dalek Has a Puncture’ is a light hearted show highlighting Simon’s experiences leading up to being offered the role of ‘Dorium Maldovar’.
Fantastic Books Publishing have published Simon’s wonderful collection of self-deprecating anecdotes under the same title as the successful show, ‘My Dalek Has A Puncture’. Simon is currently working on two other parts of his autobiographical account. They will be called, ‘My Dalek Has Another Puncture’ and ‘Let Zygons Be Zygons’.