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Magic Alex Celebrate Band’s 20th Anniversary with Headline Gig at Barfly
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Magic Alex Celebrate Band’s 20th Anniversary with Headline Gig at Barfly

Barfly Magic Alex 25 Jun 2015, 7:00 pm BUY TICKETS “There’s only three bands that have ever mattered. Echo & The Bunnymen, The Velvet Underground and Magic Alex” ~ Ian McCulloch, Echo & The Bunnymen Formed in 1995 by childhood friends, vocalist Dean Taylor and guitarist John Simm over the course of the next 12 months … Continue reading

John Simm joins the cast for National Theatre’s production of Three Days in the Country
Stage / Theatre

John Simm joins the cast for National Theatre’s production of Three Days in the Country

National Theatre Three Days in the Country by Patrick Marber, after Turgenev 21 Jul 2015 –  21 Oct 2015 Dates and Buy Tickets Summer love. Russia. A beautiful country estate. The mid-nineteenth century. A handsome new tutor brings reckless, romantic desire to an eccentric household. Over three days one summer the young and the old will … Continue reading

Radio Drama: Mrs Robinson, I Presume – Starring John Simm as Director Mike Nichols
Drama / Radio

Radio Drama: Mrs Robinson, I Presume – Starring John Simm as Director Mike Nichols

BBC Radio 4 – Drama, Mrs Robinson, I Presume Fri 24 Apr 2015 14:15 “John Simm gives Nichols humility and vulnerability – notably when recounting his origins as a Jewish refugee from Nazism” ~The Stage In 1963, fledgling producer Lawrence Turman read a novel by Charles Webb called The Graduate. He knew he had to … Continue reading

Radio Interview: John Simm joins Shaun Keaveny
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Radio Interview: John Simm joins Shaun Keaveny

BBC Radio 6 Music Shaun Keaveny 8 April 2015 John Simm chats with Shaun Keaveny about his new ITV drama ‘Code of a Killer’, plus his upcoming Glastonbury gig with his band Magic Alex and what he’s working on next in 2015… (spoiler hint: Three Days in the Country | National Theatre) Play Radio Interview (00:11:44): … Continue reading

Listen to Code of a Killer Q&A with John Simm, David Threlfall, Michael Crompton and Simon Heath
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Listen to Code of a Killer Q&A with John Simm, David Threlfall, Michael Crompton and Simon Heath

BAFTA The Guru Uncut 13 April 2015 Code of a Killer: TV Q&A ITV’s drama Code Of A Killer is based on the extraordinary true story of Alec Jeffreys’ discovery of DNA fingerprinting and its first use by Detective Chief Superintendent David Baker in catching a double murderer. This Q&A features writer Michael Crompton, executive … Continue reading

Interview: John Simm talks about his role for Code of a Killer, meeting Sir Alec Jeffreys and reuniting with David Threlfall
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Interview: John Simm talks about his role for Code of a Killer, meeting Sir Alec Jeffreys and reuniting with David Threlfall

ITV Press Centre 26 March 2015   Q: Code of a Killer brings an extraordinary story to a wider audience? “I didn’t know anything about it until I read the script. It’s an extraordinary and amazing story. Alec Jeffreys is an incredible man who made one of the most important scientific discoveries ever. It changed … Continue reading

John Simm receives Royal Television Society North West award for his performance in Prey
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John Simm receives Royal Television Society North West award for his performance in Prey

Prolific North 17 Nov 2014 David Prior Full list of winners from the Royal Television Society North West awards Indies from across the region were recognised on Saturday at the Royal Television Society North West awards. Red Production Company took home the Judges’ Award and also saw performers in two of its hit dramas of … Continue reading

Esquire Weekly – Q&A Interview: John Simm talks acting, raving and being “a twat”
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Esquire Weekly – Q&A Interview: John Simm talks acting, raving and being “a twat”

Esquire Weekly Issue 51 Amy Raphael 25 September 2014 Esquire Weekly is the 100% original iPad and iPhone magazine from the people who bring you esquire.co.uk. Click the Gallery of circles below to view the digital interview. [To exit Gallery, find and click on the x in upper left corner of viewer] Continue reading

John Simm discusses his new role in BBC America’s ‘Intruders’ …and reveals his Elvis fandom.
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John Simm discusses his new role in BBC America’s ‘Intruders’ …and reveals his Elvis fandom.

Entertainment Weekly Community Kelly Connolly 23 Aug 2014 John Simm interview: Intruders star says he heard voices on set On BBC America’s new drama Intruders, acclaimed British actor John Simm plays Jack Whelan, a former cop whose life is upended when his wife Amy (Mira Sorvino) disappears under mysterious circumstances. The EW Community talked to … Continue reading

John Simm Tweets: ‘Dated & Sexist’ by Magic Alex is Available on iTunes and Spotify
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John Simm Tweets: ‘Dated & Sexist’ by Magic Alex is Available on iTunes and Spotify

Good morning pop pickers. Dated&Sexist by Magic Alex is LIVE again on iTunes, spotify, etc! https://t.co/RJGwK4ZQ8G http://t.co/VqYKq4qgm9” — John Simm (@john_simm) 3. Juli 2014 About Magic Alex Formed in 1995 by vocalist Dean Taylor (ex lead singer with the brilliantly baggy Cherrydales) and bass player Simon Borkin (from music press darlings Sign Language), over the … Continue reading

John Simm reads a selection from The Coral keyboard player Nick Power’s poetry collection
Books / Music / Poetry

John Simm reads a selection from The Coral keyboard player Nick Power’s poetry collection

Liverpool Echo 18 Mar 2014 Nick Power launches Small Town Chase, a collection of lyrical stories and poems The Coral’s keyboard player has released a collection of poetry. Nick Power has written Small Town Chase, a book of 87 lyrical stories and poems. A Soundcloud playlist has been set up to launch the book, with … Continue reading

Code of a Killer: World’s 1st DNA Manhunt on DVD
Documentary / Drama / DVD / Serial / Television / TV

Code of a Killer: World’s 1st DNA Manhunt on DVD

Spirit Entertainment Limited Release Date: 20 April 2015 From the Director of Broadchurch and the Producers of Line of Duty, comes Code of a Killer and the extraordinary true story of the world’s first DNA manhunt. The gritty 2-part drama tells of Alec Jeffreys’ discovery of DNA fingerprinting and its first use by Detective Chief … Continue reading