Simon Green trained at LAMDA and is a Drama Desk Award nominee. Most recently he played Bernadette in the UK national tour of PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT and also in Amsterdam and Tel Aviv. Prior to PRISCILLA, he played Bruce Ismay in TITANIC at the Princess of Wales, Toronto and London’s Southwark Playhouse. Other London credits include three Sondheim original West End productions: SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE (Menier Chocolate Factory/Wyndham’s), PASSION (Queen’s) and Young Ben in FOLLIES (Shaftesbury) also SONDHEIM AT 80 – BBC Proms and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 25th anniversary production (both Royal Albert Hall), KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE (Barbican), Lumiere in Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Dominion), Whizzer in MARCH OF THE FALSETTOS (Albery), ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS (Criterion), CORIOLANUS (Young Vic), ELMER GANTRY (Gate), THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (Her Majesty’s), LADY BE GOOD (Regent’s Park) Tony in THE BOYFRIEND (Old Vic, Albery and Royal Alexandra, Toronto), and for the RSC: Tin Man in THE WIZARD OF OZ and Frank Schultz in SHOWBOAT (Palladium – co-production with Opera North).
Simon has played leading roles in many major regional theatres, including M.Andre in Cameron Macintosh’s new production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (national tour), Henry Carr in TRAVESTIES (Nottingham Playhouse), Bernard Nightingale in ARCADIA (Ipswich), seasons for Sir Alan Ayckbourn at Scarborough including HOUSE AND GARDEN, Dexter in HIGH SOCIETY (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Crestwell in RELATIVE VALUES (Salisbury Playhouse), and the title roles in DON GIOVANNI (Kings Theatre, Glasgow) and LORD ARTHUR SAVILE’S CRIME (Guildford and Windsor), as well as the dames Widow Twankey in ALADDIN and Sarah the Cook in DICK WHITTINGTON (Oxford Playhouse).
Other theatre includes: ANYTHING GOES (Grange Park), PUTTING IT TOGETHER, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, CAVALCADE (Chichester), NOEL AND GERTIE, HOUSE AND GARDEN (Scarborough), THE PLAY’S THE THING (Cambridge Theatre Company), THE BEAUX’ STRATAGEM,THE BACCHAE (Bristol Old Vic), Tony in WEST SIDE STORY (Coventry).
Films include: KINGSMAN – THE SECRET SERVICE (2015), A CHRISTMAS CAROL, BEDROOMS AND HALLWAYS, DAY RELEASE, DEAD IN THE WATER.
Television includes: MR SELFRIDGE, 24 – LIVE ANOTHER DAY, AFFINITY, ROBIN HOOD, ROMAN ROAD, URBAN GOTHIC, RHONA, EASTENDERS, IN THE RED, JULIA JEKYLL AND HARRIET HYDE, THE UPPER HAND, AFTER HENRY, NEVER THE TWAIN, VICTORIA WOOD AS SEEN ON TV, THE TWO OF US, THE AGATHA CHRISTIE HOUR, THE GOOD COMPANIONS.
Simon’s cabarets, with musical director and arranger, David Shrubsole, are familiar in London’s major cabaret venues and have played New York at Feinstein’s, The Metropolitan Room, Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall and the 59E59 Theaters with COWARD AT CHRISTMAS, TRAVELLING LIGHT (Drama Desk Award nomination – Outstanding Musical Revue) and SO, THIS THEN IS LIFE. They have recorded two CDs, TAKE ME TO THE WORLD and A CHANGING WORLD – the words and music of Noel Coward. They return to New York for Christmas 2016 with LIFE IS FOR LIVING at 59E59 Theaters.