Simon has an unusually versatile track record, having won awards across several genres and been involved in many of the landmark UK factual TV programmes of the last decade and a half. He’s worked as a writer, producer, director or exec on EMMY, BAFTA and RTS-winning and nominated projects, spanning drama, science, current affairs, history, business, reality and specialist factual.
These include the BAFTA-nominated drama, ‘The Day Britain Stopped’, the BAFTA-nominated specialist factual show ‘Supersized Earth’, the RTS-winning history series ‘A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad’ and the RTS-winning science series ‘Invisible Worlds’.
He’s also written and produced a feature film that won the International Critics Prize on its release at the Toronto Film Festival and sold theatrically around the world. In 2019 he exec produced the EMMY-winning current-affairs series ‘Inside North Korea’s Dynasty’ for National Geographic.
Screen International has described him as the co-creator of “a number of innovative and convincing dramas on pressing topical issues, acclaimed for their plausibility, naturalism and integrity.”