Simon Curtis (1960)

Mr Simon Curtis (Male)

Nationality: British

Born: 11 March 1960   Confidence Level  

Film and theatre director and producer. Curtis began his career working at the Royal Court Theatre. His first job was assistant director to Caryl Churchill's Top Girls. He later became assistant director to both Danny Boyle and Max Stafford-Clark. Notable theatre productions Curtis has worked on include the world premiere of Road, A Lie of the Mind, Roots, Dinner with Friends and The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. In 2010, Curtis directed Serenading Louie at the Donmar Warehouse.

He directed the BBC's adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford in 2007. In June 2009, Curtis directed two new episodes of Cranford for the Christmas period. n August 2008, Curtis directed the one-off television drama A Short Stay in Switzerland for the BBC. A Short Stay in Switzerland was nominated for Best Single Drama at the Royal Television Society Awards and the British Academy Television Awards.

In 2004, Curtis approached producer David Parfitt about making a film based on The Prince, The Showgirl and Me and My Week with Marilyn; two diary accounts written by Colin Clark about his time with Marilyn Monroe. In 2015, Curtis directed and executive produced the biographical film Woman in Gold.

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Old Times (1991)

Creative | Director


Old Times (1991)

Production | Producer


Landscape (1995)

Production | Producer


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