Simon Hedger recently moved to Chicago from the United Kingdom, where he worked as a theatre maker / producer, actor and educator, including lecturing in Shakespeare and Heightened Text at Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for performing Arts. He holds a BA (hons) in Theatre Arts from Bretton Hall.
In the U.S.A., television includes DETROITERS for Comedy Central (forthcoming). Theatre includes THE AUDIENCE (Timeline Theatre), understudy roles for SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), and START ME UP (a workshop performance for The House Theatre of Chicago).
In the U.K., recent theatre includes VOLPONE, THE JEW OF MALTA, LOVE'S SACRIFICE, SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS (Royal Shakespeare Company); HAMLET, ROMEO AND JULIET, MACBETH (Liverpool Shakespeare Festival); THE THREEPENNY OPERA (English Shakespeare Company); GAFFER, CLYBOURNE PARK (Unity Theatre); ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS (LookLeftLookRight) BASH, WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING (Said & Done), THE MASTER AND MARGARITA, ROZENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (Lodestar Theatre); Regional Theatre includes productions at Spike Theatre, 1157Performance Group, Newcastle Playhouse, Live Theatre, Customs House Theatre. Television includes A TOUCH OF FROST, EMMERDALE, PLACE OF EXECUTION. Radio plays include MR. GOODBYE, CLOMP, I KNEW CAMUS, HOOK (BBC)