Simon Guerrier

Writer and sometime producer. I've written more than 60 audio plays, including original science-fiction series Graceless, produced four documentaries for BBC Radio 3 and am the author or co-author of numerous books, most recently David Whitaker in an Exciting Adventure with Television (Ten Acre Films, 2023). My short films include Cleaning Up starring Mark Gatiss and Louise Jameson, The Plotters, Wizard starring David Warner, and Modern Man. I've written books, comics and audio plays based on Doctor Who, Blake's 7, Being Human, Primeval, Robin Hood etc.

Manchester and Lancashire

Spec scripts

  • The Glass Floor - people overlook single mum Joy Cartwright, making her the perfect spy

  • Missing Links - on the school run, Lucy accidentally knocks down and kills a troubled man

  • Wizard - a powerful wizard is found fit for work and gets a job in a call centre

  • Tea Leafs - rebellious residents in an old people’s home stage an outlandish heist

  • Secret Agent - a young spy is tutored by an old drunk who knows all the dodges

  • Flame - science-fiction series in development with Visionality

Broadcast writing credits

Other audio credits

  • 60+ audio plays for Big Finish Productions, including Doctor Who (2005- )

  • Also producer or script editor on 15+ productions for Big Finish

  • Doctor Who: Shadow of Death (BBC Physical Audio, 2013)

  • Doctor Who: The Empty House (BBC Physical Audio, 2012) 

Short films

  • Date Night (2020, in post-production)

  • Modern Man (2013) - best film at Kinofilm Manchester, best comedy short at Isle of Man Film Festival

  • Wizard (2013) - starring David Warner, Hat Trick “Bad Teeth” finalist

  • The Plotters (2012) - Virgin Media Shorts shortlist

  • Revealing Diary (2012)

  • Cleaning Up (2011) - starring Mark Gatiss, Shortcutz and ASFF award winner

Other broadcast credits

  • Producer of 4x Sunday Feature documentaries for BBC Radio 3 (2014-19)

  • 2x guest appearances on Front Row, BBC Radio 4 (2015-16)

  • 1x guest appearance on Floating in Space (BBC Radio 4 Extra, 2016)

  • 1x guest appearance on The Infinite Monkey Cage, BBC Radio 4 (2015)

  • 1x guest appearance on The Flash Gordon Story (Channel 5, 2008)

Other writing

  • Five tie-in novels for TV series, a sixth forthcoming

  • 30+ published short stories

  • More than a dozen non-fiction books

  • Work on magazines ranging from Horrible Histories to the Lancet Psychiatry

  • Wrote, produced or appeared on 20+ DVD extras (BBC Worldwide / BBC Studios, 2011- )

Animation, Books, Childrens writing, Comedy, Film, Radio, Short story, Television