SIMON COTTON

Gerald Croft

Simon is delighted to be returning to the stage and is especially excited to be working on such an iconic production. Although his most recent work was on the West End Number One Tour of The Bodyguard, Simon has worked primarily on screen in recent years, including playing the role of Ronnie Kray in the smash hit independent films Rise and Fall of the Krays. 

Simon is also a writer. He was the inaugural winner of the Theatre Royal Haymarket’s Masterclass ‘Pitch Your Play’ award for his debut play ‘The Undone Years’. His first commissioned screenplay ‘King Arthur and Merlin and The Knights of the Round Table’ has just been released onto Amazon Prime. 

Theatre Credits Include: Ray Court/Frank Farmer First Cover in The Bodyguard (UK and International Tour); Brodsky/Ensemble in A Clockwork Orange (Soho Theatre/Park Theatre/International Tour); Gus in The Dumb Waiter (Yvonne Arnaud Studio); Saturninus in Titus Andronicus - Action to the Word; Paris in Romeo and Juliet - Action to the Word.

Film Credits Include:  Ronnie Kray in Rise Of The Krays; Ronnie Kray in Fall Of The Krays; Paul Deitch in The Unseen; Gavin Turner in Undercover Hooligan; Adrian in Rise Of The Footsoldier 3.

TV Credits Include: Sargeant Evans in Outlander (Starz); Agent Tucker in Hanna (Amazon Prime); Hugh Bryant in Emmerdale (ITV); Tony Bale in Doctors (BBC); Robert Dudley in Bloody Queens (BBC).

 

 

SIMON COTTON