Simon
Meyers

Producer and Director for Television and Film

Simon Meyers is an experienced Producer. Most recently working with Tall Story Pictures on the second series of ITV’s Bancroft. Previously he was involved in the first two series of Paul Abbott’s award-winning No Offence with a key role in shaping the popular blend of comedy, character, and drama into a successful returning format. He’s also been working with emerging writers for Channel 4 as part of their diversity program, helping to develop their ideas into series. Coming from an editorial and production background, his skill set encompasses both script and story sensibilities, as well as production experience and managerial skills. He’s led large teams, and is popular and well respected. Simon began his career at The Bill where he directed over 30 episodes before moving on to lead original series for both BBC and ITV.

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Television

Producer 

Creator Ruth Fowler
Writer Ruth Fowler
Starring
  • Maxine Peake
  • When a dead body appears in the reception of a family-owned business, the manager must confront the abuse and secrets hidden within her company's past.

    The Forge for BBC One
    Creator Michaela Coel
    Starring
  • Michaela Coel
  • Paapa Essiedu
  • Weruche Opia
  • A fearless, frank, and provocative half-hour series exploring the question of sexual consent.

    BBC for BBC One, HBO
    Creator Kate Brooke
    Director Lawrence Gough
    Writer Kate Brooke
    Starring
  • Sarah Parish
  • Adrian Edmondson
  • Charlotte Hope
  • A dark thriller surrounding Elizabeth Bancroft, a senior detective with explosive secrets.

    Tall Story Pictures for ITV

    Channel 4 Mentor to writers and directors with emphasis on landing them in the industry beyond entry level.

    Touchpaper for Channel 4
    Creator Paul Abbott
    Writer Paul Abbott
    Starring
  • Elaine Cassidy
  • Saira Choudhry
  • Will Mellor
  • Alexandra Roach
  • Joanna Scanlan
  • The second series builds on the success of the first, and achieved ratings making it one of Channel 4's flagship dramas

    AbbottVision for Channel 4
    No Offence
    8 x 60'
    Creator Paul Abbott
    Writer Paul Abbott

    This Paul Abbott police series fuses comedy with great characters, dangerous situations, and suspense. Nominated for BAFTA Best Series, and winner of RTS Best Drama Series.

    AbbottVision for Channel 4
    Creator Ann McManus and Maureen Chadwick

    Series Producer for 30 episodes of the school based drama.

    Shed Productions for BBC One

    Director & Producer 

    Holby City
    24 x 60'
    BBC One
    Casualty
    18 x 50'
    Creator Jeremy Brock & Paul Unwin
    BBC One

    Director 

    A couple move from London to start a new life on a Devon farm.

    BBC One

    Tales from the edges of a dysfunctional Asian family in Manchester.

    BBC Three
    As If
    10 x 30'

    The lives and loves of six teenagers, set against the background of London in the 21st century.

    Carnival for Channel 4

    Drama series about a GP surgery in a small town in the Derbyshire Peak District.

    Carlton for ITV 1

    The hectic everyday lives of the doctors and nurses running the A&E department of a large city hospital.


    Granada for ITV 1

    An English priest is transferred to a small Irish village.

    BBC One
    Creator Tony Jordan

    The everyday public and private lives of the detectives and police officers working at an inner-city Manchester police station. 

    BBC One

    The life and times of a small-town family practitioner and police surgeon.

    BBC One
    The Bill
    36 x 30'
    Talkback Thames for ITV 1
    EastEnders
    2 x 30'
    BBC One
    Emmerdale
    3 x 30'
    ITV