Simon started out as a Daily Mirror columnist and LIVE TV! presenter. He joined BBC
Entertainment working on Noel’s House Party and The National Lottery Show, then
moved to So Television.
He went on to produce V Graham Norton picking up
several Baftas, Comedy Awards and an NTV Award. He joined TalkbackTHAMES and
co-developed and produced the comedy game show ‘Distraction’. Promoted to
Talkback’s Editor of Comedy Entertainment he oversaw QI, They Think It’s All
Over and Channel 4’s The Morning After Show.
He ran Radar Productions for RDF before joining BBC Comedy and developing/producing a range of successful shows including Watson & Oliver, The Stephen K. Amos Show, We Need Answers, Dick & Dom’s Funny Business and BBC3 sitcom Coming of Age. He became Creative Head of BBC Comedy and developed new talent for Comedy North, developing their 24-Hour Edinburgh Festival coverage. Most recently he was Senior Content Director (Head of Video) at Shortlist Media.