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Simon Allen



Bethan Evans

Simon Allen is a British Creator, Writer and Executive Producer.

Simon Allen’s film credits include Netflix Original horror CHOOSE OR DIE which went to Number One on Netflix in the US, UK and around the world.

Simon Allen’s television credits include creating BBC America’s RTS winning fantasy comedy THE WATCH, serving as a writer/producer on the first series of Sky’s acclaimed television sequel to Wolfgang Petersen’s DAS BOOT and show-running the third series of BBC One’s THE MUSKETEERS.

Simon is represented in the US by UTA.

Praise for CHOOSE OR DIE:

Guy Lodge, The Guardian: ‘After several well-regarded genre shorts, director Toby Meakins and writer Simon Allen graduate to features with this techno-horror tale… it’s a creepy, well-made calling card.’

Noel Murray, The Los Angeles Times: ‘Screenwriter Simon Allen and director Toby Meakins have come up with a genuinely clever concept.’

Sarah Dobbs, SFX Magazine ’Smart, tense and, in its final moments, almost shockingly brutal.’

Meagan Navarro, Bloody Disgusting: ‘A breezy, fun horror movie with a playful mean streak.’

Praise for THE WATCH:

Ed Power, The Telegraph: ‘It has a quirky humour all of its own. And writer Simon Allen isn’t afraid to have fun.’

Matt Roush, TV Guide: ‘The most crazily enjoyable series I’ve seen since AMC’s Preacher ended.’

Robert Lloyd, The Los Angeles Times: ‘A colorful, energetic treat.’

Simon’s Showreel on Vimeo

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