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actor , director and writer

Simon Phillip Hugh Callow, actor, writer. Named Commander, Order of British Empire, 1999; recipient Patricia Rothermere award, London Evening Stander Theatre, 1999.


CALLOW, Simon Philip Hugh was born on June 15, 1949. Son of Neil Callow and Yvonne Mary Callow.


London Oratory Grammar School, Queen's University, Belfast, Drama Centre.


Schippel 1975, A Mad World My Masters 1977, Arturo Ui, Mary Barnes 1978, As You Like It, Amadeus 1979, The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B, Total Eclipse, Restoration 1981, The Relapse 1983, On The Spot 1984, Kiss of the Spider Woman 1985, Faust I and II, Lyric, Hammersmith 1988, A Question of Attribution 1988, Single Spies 1988. Films include: Amadeus 1983, A Room With A View 1986, The Good Father 1986, Maurice 1987, Manifesto 1988, Mr and Mrs Bridge 1990, The Ballad of the Sad Cafe 1990, Postcards from the Edge 1990. TelevisioJi includes: Chance In A Million 1983, 1985-1986, David Copperfield 1986, Old Flames 1989, Revolutionary Witness 1989. Directed: Loving Reno, Bush 1984, The Passport 1985, Nicolson Fights, Croydon 1986, Offstage, Amadeus, Theatre Clwyd 1986, The Infernal Machine 1986, Cosi fan Tutte, Switzerland 1987, Jacques and His Masters, L.A. 1987, Shirley Valentine, Vaudeville 1988, Carmen Jones 1990. Debut Edinburgh Festival 1973. Repertory seasons, Lincoln and Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. Work at the fringe theatre, the Bush, London.

Joined Joint Stock Theatre Group 1977.


  • Avocation: planning the future of the British theatre.



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    Avocation: planning the future of the British theatre.


Neil Callow

Yvonne Mary Callow