Filming commences on highly anticipated new crime drama, Grace, starring John Simm
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Filming commences on highly anticipated new crime drama, Grace, starring John Simm

ITV Press Centre 14 Sep 2020 Filming has commenced on brand new ITV crime drama, Grace, from acclaimed screenwriter and Endeavour creator, Russell Lewis. Starring acclaimed actor John Simm as tenacious detective Roy Grace, Russell has adapted two of international bestseller Peter James’ award winning novels which introduce the audience to Brighton based Detective Superintendent … Continue reading

Find Them Dead – Launch Party Sneak Peek with Message from John Simm
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Find Them Dead – Launch Party Sneak Peek with Message from John Simm

Peter James on Facebook Peter James 16 July 2020 Find Them Dead – Launch Party Sneak Peek Peter James, an International best-selling crime & thriller author, NY Times bestseller & creator of the DS Roy Grace posted on his Facebook: “Just a little snapshot of the virtual launch party we had last week for FIND … Continue reading

Roy Grace TV detective series starring John Simm could start filming in Brighton in September
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Roy Grace TV detective series starring John Simm could start filming in Brighton in September

Worthing Herald Phil Hewitt 24 June 2020 Production has been delayed, but for Peter James, the consolation remains that at least he’s got his Grace. Absolutely the right Grace. Peter, author of the Brighton-based Roy Grace crime novels, is thrilled that John Simm – Macbeth in Chichester last year – is to play him in … Continue reading

ITV commissions Peter James’, Grace, starring John Simm from acclaimed screenwriter Russell Lewis
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ITV commissions Peter James’, Grace, starring John Simm from acclaimed screenwriter Russell Lewis

ITV Press Centre 19 Dec 2019 ITV commissions Peter James’, Grace, starring John Simm from acclaimed screenwriter Russell Lewis and co-produced by Second Act Productions, Tall Story Pictures and Vaudeville Productions Acclaimed screenwriter and Endeavour creator, Russell Lewis, has adapted two of international bestseller Peter James’ award winning novels for ITV from the Roy Grace … Continue reading

John Simm Backstage for Matt Humphrey Book
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John Simm Backstage for Matt Humphrey Book

The Guardian Theatre 18 Nov 2015 Backstage dramas: theatre stars wait in the wings – in pictures Robert Lindsay, John Simm, Susannah Fielding and others get ready to make a great entrance in these exclusive photographs by Matt Humphrey whose company Curtain Call is producing a book of backstage images and interviews. The book will … Continue reading

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

On my radar: John Simm’s cultural highlights
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On my radar: John Simm’s cultural highlights

The Guardian | The Observer Ben Marshall 13 Jul 2013 The actor on listening to Lloyd Cole, watching Man of Steel and reading Stoner by John Williams John Simm is a British actor best known for playing Sam Tyler in Life on Mars and the Master in Doctor Who. He began performing as a teenager, … Continue reading

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It’s A Wonderful Life screening with introduction by special guest reader…

the flicker club presents… It’s A Wonderful Life presented by a special guest reader… 18 December 2011 Are you sitting comfortably? For one night only, on Sunday 18th December, the flicker club, are proud to present: It’s a Wonderful Life, Starring James Stewart. Join us as we celebrate the 65th anniversary of this timeless Christmas classic at … Continue reading

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Review: Billy Liar Audiobook

Audio books for Christmas: I’ve heard so much about you Old (and new) favourites excel in their aural exam The Independent By Sue Gaisford 5 December 2010 …John Simm’s reading of Billy Liar (CSA Word, unabridged, £19.99), the masterpiece from Keith Waterhouse, is, by contrast, flawless. The endearing fantasist Billy, his unspeakable family and everyone he … Continue reading