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Michael Simkins - Author


Michael Simkins trained at RADA. He has appeared in more than 70 plays in rep, and stage highlights include A View from the Bridge at the NT as well as musicals Chicago and Mamma Mia. He also directed Alan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends at the Greenwich Theatre. He has made countless TV appearances - recent credits include Foyle's War and My Family - as well as turns on the silver screen in such films as Mike Leigh's Topsy-Turvy. He has worked with luminaries as diverse as Anthony Perkins, John Malkovich, Michael Gambon and Buster Merryfield. He lives in London with his actress wife Julia.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Michael Simkins

Detour De France: An Englishman in Search of a Continental Education by Michael Simkins
Detour De France: An Englishman in Search of a Continental Education
Michael Simkins
A bit of middle-aged angst, a quest for broadening horizons, self-improvement and a spot of culture, what else would do but a tour of France? The Simkins credit card comes in for a bit of bashing, classy new suits, a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2009
Fatty Batter by Michael Simkins
Fatty Batter
Michael Simkins
Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2007.The King of Comic Self-Deprecation, Michael Simkins, author of What’s My Motivation? turns his selfdestructive wit to cricket. Simkins tale is of a podgy boy’s dreams on the outside edge of a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2007

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