Simon Farnaby

Simon Farnaby

Credits



Simon has enjoyed success as both an actor and writer on the stage and screen. As a writer current projects including a new series for Sky One, Yonderland, with Working Title Television and an original comedy Our George, with Lucky Giant.

Television
Performer
The Detectorists
Art
Director Mackenzie Crook

Not Going Out
Scott Perry
Director Nick Wood

Utopia
Marcus
Director Marc Munden

The Midnight Beast (2 Series)
Sloman
Director Ben Gregor

Gory Games
Various
Director Various

Game Over
Sime-1
Producer Jeremy Salsby

Penelope: Princess of Pets (pilot)
Old Man

The Persuasionists
Keaton
Director Tristram Shapeero

Lifespam
Herman Groot
Director Jacqueline Wright

Angelos
Kris
Director Chloe Thomas

The Mighty Boosh (3 Series)
Various
Director Paul King

Spoons
Various
Director Phil Frail

Jam and Jerusalem (3 Series)
Spike
Director Mandy Knight

The Yellow House
Jaques
Director Chris Durlacher

Creator and Writer
Yonderland: Series 2
2014
Working Title Television Shooting
Creator Simon Farnaby Writer Simon Farnaby Starring Martha Howe-Douglas, Dan Renton Skinner & Matthew Baynton

Family fantasy series for Sky1.

Yonderland
2012
Working Title Television
Creator Simon Farnaby Writer Simon Farnaby

Member of the writing team.

Presenter
Miracle Hunter
Jun 2013
Shed for Channel 4
Director Various

 
The King In The Car Park
Apr 2013
Darlow Smithson for Channel 4
Director Louise Osmond

 
Performer and Writer
Yonderland
Negatus
Director Steve Connelly Writer Simon Farnaby

Blunder
Mighty Mouse the Horse
Director Richard Valentine Writer Simon Farnaby

Simon and Garfunkel Reminisce
Art Garfunkel
Director Robert Katz Writer Simon Farnaby

Golf War (Pilot)
 
Writer Simon Farnaby

Horrible Histories (5 Series)
Various
Director Dominic Brigstocke Writer Simon Farnaby

Fur TV
 
Writer Simon Farnaby

Wrote and performed in puppet comedy

Writer
The Full Montgomery
2009
BBC In development
Writer Simon Farnaby Starring Lucy Montgomery

Commissioned to write sketches for comedy pilot

Radio
Creator and Writer
The Peterford Golf Club
1 x 30' 2014
BBC for BBC Radio 4  
Creator Simon Farnaby Writer Simon Farnaby

Original comedy radio pilot for non-broadcast at present. 

 
Theatre
Performer and Writer
Lessons Learned Driving a Tractor
Edinburgh Fringe  
Writer Simon Farnaby

I Am Thicker Than Water
BAC/National Tour  
Director Paul King Writer Simon Farnaby

Performer
Cold Comfort Farm
Greenwich Theatre Adam

Film includes
Performer
Bill
Feature
The Earl of Croydon
Director Richard Bracewell

All Stars
Feature
The Foreman
Director Ben Gregor

Burke & Hare
Feature
Wordsworth
Director John Landis

Your Highness
Feature
Manious the Bold
Director David Gordon Green

Bunny & the Bull
Feature
Bunny
Director Paul King

Writer
Mindhorn
2014
Scott Free Productions & BBC Films In development
Writer Simon Farnaby

Surreal police comedy co-written and created with Julian Barratt.

The Super Sports Six
Feature
2010
In development  
Writer Simon Farnaby

The story of six minority sports men and women who, from their East End local, save the 2012 London Olympics from an evil sports drink company.