Born in London in 1961, Simon is best known for his portrayal of Tony Fazackerley in PUPPY LOVE for the BBC and as Intergalactic Black Marketeer, Dorium Maldovar in the BBC’s hugely successful – DOCTOR WHO. Simon has covered the whole spectrum of the industry; everything from Shakespeare to Panto, Musicals to Farce, equally at home with Comedy and Drama.
Simon has been Co-Host on The No-Name Trivia Show with Joseph McGrail-Bateup and Paul Boultwood since 2020. He has the Award Winning ‘Simon Says’ section. He produces his own Simon Says VLOGS on YouTube and Simon Says Sci-Fi for The Legend of the Traveling TARDIS show fronted by Christian Basel based in Florida. He also has his own YouTube Channel where he posts regular VLOGS.
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: The Great Director (playing the Ghost of Alfred Hitchcock), Pundemic, Les Misérables, 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’s voice a regularly put to good use as Radio Presenter and Narrator. For Big Finish…. Gallifrey V and an Iris Wildthyme story – A Lift in Time – and The Eleventh Doctor Chronicles, reprising the role of Dorium Maldovar in 2018 and again in 2021 in the second series of Jenny. Simon also lends his voice to the spoof animation Doctor Stew and a regular for the American Audio series – Hawk Chronicles.
As a writer Simon has written shows a semi-autobiographical trilogy. Fantastic Books Publishing have published Simon’s wonderful collection of self-deprecating anecdotes under the titles, ‘My Dalek Has A Puncture’, ‘My Dalek Has Another Puncture’ and ‘Let Zygons Be Zygons’. All available on Amazon since November 2021.
Simon has teamed up with Rocking Horse Media working on various projects including, a comedy short Reduced to Clear and the documentary, Bigger on the Inside highlighting disability awareness
Simon appeared in Harry Potter House Tournament Quiz fronted by Dame Helen Mirren in November 2021.