Directing credits include: Hand to God (Singapore Repertory Theatre); Moving Stories (Haymarket, West End); The Food of Love (Cadogan Hall); A Whirligig of Time (RSC); Cool Rider (Lyric and Duchess, West End); The Collector, Death and the Maiden (English Theatre Frankfurt); A Night with Bonnie Langford (London Hippodrome); Farragut North (Southwark Playhouse); Sweet Smell of Success, Company (Arts Educational); Fresher the Musical (Pleasance Theatre, Islington and Edinburgh); Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Cockpit Theatre); Play-in-a-Day Series (London Bridge Tunnels); Metamorphosis (British American Drama Academy); The Bear Who Paints (Pleasance Edinburgh); Proof (NSDF Finals. Directors Guild of Great Britain Award for Best New Director); Made in Dagenham (Stratford Circus).
Other credits include: Associate on Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (RSC/West End) The 90th Birthday Celebrations for the Queen; Spamalot (Harold Pinter and Playhouse theatres); Travels With My Aunt (Menier Chocolate Factory); Resident on Dandy Dick (UK tour); Creative Associate on Megan Mullally andSupreme Music Program (Vaudeville); Assistant Director on Tick, Tick...BOOM! (Duchess); Oleanna (Octagon Theatre Bolton); The Beggar’s Opera (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre). Guy was a co-book writer for the 2012 revival of Boublil and Schönberg’s Marguerite.
Simon’s current and forthcoming and most recent designs include The Norman Conquests directed by Blanche McIntyre as part of Daniel Evans’ inaugural season at Chichester Festival Theatre, All Our Children - a new play written and directed by Stephen Unwin at Jermyn Street Theatre, Saturday Night Fever in Denmark and Twelfth Night directed by Christopher Luscombe for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Other most most recent work includes Much Ado About Nothing and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Theatre Royal Haymarket, RSC Stratford and Chichester), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West Yorkshire Playhouse and UK tour), Big the Musical (Plymouth and Dublin), Hobson’s Choice (Theatre Royal Bath and West End), Singin’ In The Rain (West End, Chichester and current world tour) and Blithe Spirit starring Angela Lansbury (West End and USA).
Other highlights: The Magic Flute (Scottish Opera), Present Laughter and She Stoops To Conquer (Bath), Derren Brown’s new show Miracle (West End and tour), The Importance of Being Ernest (Washington D.C) The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Yes Prime Minister, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, When We Are Married, The Rivals, Derren Brown – Infamous, Man and Boy, Hay Fever, Of Mice and Men, Amy’s View (all West End), Enemies, Whistling Psyche and The Earthly Paradise (Almeida), The Accidental Death Of An Anarchist (Donmar), The Force Of Change (Royal Court), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Stockholm), An Ideal Husband and Mrs Warren’s Profession (Washington D.C), Haunted (NYC/Brits Off Broadway), Pygmalion (Old Vic), Singer, A Russian In The Woods and Thomas More (Royal Shakespeare Company), The Brothers Karamzov (Manchester Royal Exchange), To Kill A Mockingbird (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Neville’s Island (Birmingham Rep and amongst his numerous designs at Chichester Festival Theatre are Mrs Pat with Penelope Keith, Amadeus with Rupert Everett, An Ideal Husband with Patricia Routledge and Stevie with Zoe Wanamaker (also Hampstead Theatre).
Simon designs for opera worldwide and is the recipient of the Manchester Theatre Award for Best Design (Wonderful Town), two TMA Best Design Awards (Elizabeth Rex and Three Sisters) and Helen Hayes Best Design Award (Lady Windermere’s Fan (USA)