John Simm: ‘I got rid of the music and clubbing and got into some proper serious drama’
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John Simm: ‘I got rid of the music and clubbing and got into some proper serious drama’

The Big IssueAdrian Lobb9 May 2022 The seven ages of Simm: actor John Simm on The Lakes, Life On Mars, Doctor Who, Macbeth, Grace… and the Game of Thrones prequel that got away John Simm in Macbeth, The Lakes, Grace, Life on Mars and Doctor Who.Photo illustration: The Big Issue (Images: Alamy / ITV) John … Continue reading

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John Simm receives his second BAFTA nomination

British Academy Television Awards 24 April 2012 NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED Appropriate Adult leads this year’s TV BAFTAs with four nominations, Sherlock and This is England ‘88 tie for the second spot with three nominations each Host Dara O’Briain receives his first-ever nomination Moriarty takes on Watson as Andrew Scott goes head to head with Martin Freeman … Continue reading

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John Simm Nominated Best Actor – RTS Programme Awards 2011

Royal Television Society 28 February 2012 The Royal Television Society, Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, today announced the nominees for the RTS Programme Awards 2011. CONGRATULATIONS John Simm! Actor (Male) Daniel Rigby – Eric & Ernie – Blue Door Adventures/BBC Wales for BBC Two John Simm – Exile – Abbott Vision/Red Production … Continue reading

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RTS North West Nominations – Best Performance in a Single Drama: John Simm for Exile

Manchester Evening News The Diary by Dianne Bourne 28 September 2011 Bumper year for RTS TV awards as MediaCity makes its mark on the north west With the BBC’s ongoing move of departments to MediaCity in Salford, this year’s North West Royal Television Society Awards is shaping up to be the biggest ever. So who … Continue reading

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Mind Media Awards 2011 shortlist announced: Drama Category – Exile

Mind Media Awards 27 Sep 2011 Mind is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2011 Mind Media Awards. The Mind Media Awards celebrate the best portrayals of mental distress, and reporting of mental health, in the media. Nominated in the Drama category are: Casualty (BBC 1) Exile (BBC 1) Three part psychological thriller, starring John … Continue reading

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Bafta television awards 2011: Small-screen stars in pictures

The Guardian Phil Fisk and Alice Fisher 20 May 2011 Ahead of the Philips British Academy Television Awards on Sunday, photographer Phil Fisk shares his extraordinary portfolio of television stars. Read more special Bafta coverage – including Mark Gatiss on the state of television and interviews with Miranda Hart and Sir Trevor McDonald – in … Continue reading

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John Simm: Lancashire is still my spiritual home

The Citizen Jemma Humphreys 4 May 2011 One of TV’s finest actors, John Simm, was back on our screens this week in BBC psychological thriller Exile. The publicity-shy Nelson star tells us how filming in East Lancashire took him back to his youth. When Burnley-born Paul Abbott created the plot for Exile it had Nelson-raised … Continue reading

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John Simm, career profile

The Telegraph 3 May 2011 The 40-year-old British actor, who excels at playing angst-ridden characters, is currently starring in the BBC One thriller, Exile. Here is a timeline of his life and career. 1970 – Born in Leeds, Yorkshire. He grows up in Nelson, Lancashire. 1982 – Joins his father, who is a musician, on … Continue reading