Simon Harvey

Job title
Associate Lecturer, Film

Simon is a director, performer and producer based in Truro, Cornwall.

He is the Artistic Director of o-region, a theatre and film production company. He has produced and directed the original shows Laughing Gas (Darke/Grose) (2005/06) and more recently One Darke Night (2011/12). He also produced and performed in Superstition Mountain by Carl Grose (2009/10).

His work in film includes producing the feature length film The Midnight Drives (2007) by writer/director Mark Jenkin and more recently co-producing the award-winning feature film Weekend Retreat by Brett Harvey.

Simon is also resident Assistant Director for the internationally renowned Kneehigh Theatre. His recent work includes Steptoe and Son (National Tour 2012) Midnight's Pumpkin/The Wild Bride (Asylum season 2011), The Red Shoes (National/International tour), Hansel and Gretel, Brief Encounter (UK/American Tour), Rapunzel and Cymbeline.

Simon has performed in number of Kneehigh shows including Blast and The King of Prussia (Asylum 2010) and Wagstaffe the Wind Up Boy and Journey to the Centre of the Earth and the Kneehigh Rambles (2012).

Other recent directing credits include Gonamena, the Caradon Community Play, If the Shoe Fits for Cscape, Mayday Mayday and Orpheus for Theatre Damfino, Oh Mary for Bec Applebee and Christmas Time for Near Ta Theatre.