Charity / Special Programme / Television / TV

John Simm: In Love With Shakespeare

Sky Arts Sky Arts 1 HD Premiering Saturday 28 May 6.30pm Finest thespian talents unite for a celebration of Shakespeare A cast of some of the country’s finest actors has assembled for a celebration of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches. Simon Callow, Stephen Campbell-Moore, Anthony Head, Robert Lindsay, Richard Madden, Jonathan Pryce, John Simm, Catherine Tate, Samuel … Continue reading

Stage / Theatre

Hamlet at Sheffield Crucible Nominated for WOS Best Regional Production 3 December 2010 Awards Nominees Announced! The nominations in the 2011 Awards, the “theatregoers’ choice”, were announced today at the West End’s Cafe de Paris. Hamlet – at Sheffield Crucible starring John Simm is on the shortlist for Best Regional Production! The Awards are the only major UK theatre prize-giving event decided by … Continue reading

Interview / Print / Stage / Theatre

John Simm on playing Hamlet Dominic Cavendish 14 Sep 2010 Terror is integral to the pleasure of John Simm, who takes on “the greatest role ever written”, Hamlet, at the Sheffield Crucible. Three giant black-and-white photographs, dominated in turn by Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh and Joseph Fiennes, are ranged across a wall of the Sheffield Crucible’s swish new bar. … Continue reading

Interview / Print / Stage / Theatre

John Simm: ‘Sometimes I do feel underappreciated’

The Guardian Simon Hattenstone 11 September 2010 Why is John Simm so often cast as a chippy bugger? “Am I?” he asks. “Define chippy.” Well, there’s the brooding journalist Cal McCaffrey in TV drama State Of Play who feels he’s up against the world, and the displaced detective inspector Sam Tyler in Life On Mars, thrown back into the … Continue reading