Simon Donald is an award-winning writer for stage and screen, whose play The Life of Stuff earned him both the Evening
Standard Best Playwright Award and the London Critics Award for Best
New Play when it was produced at the Traverse Theatre in 1993.
In 2006, Simon wrote the television thriller Low Winter Sun, which starred Mark Strong and won the RTS Award for Best Drama Serial, as well as being nominated for a host of other awards. Low Winter Sun was remade for the US market in 2013 and aired on AMC.
He has since gone on to write on the critically acclaimed mini-series, Wallander, as well as developing his own six-parter, The Deep, with Tiger Aspect and the BBC.
Simon' latest television project, the 12-part drama Fortitude for Tiger Aspect will air on Sky Atlantic in January 2015.