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Producer and Writer
Simon Passmore studied English at Cambridge University and then as a graduate fellow at Boston University before returning to Britain with a masters degree. He entered the television industry as researcher and director on Channel 4 factual series Years Ahead. Joining the BBC, he worked for four years as a script editor in the Drama Series & Serials department before producing A Sense Of Guilt for BBC1. Moving to the BBCs Drama Films department he produced Traitors, Do Not Disturb, The Law Lord and Seconds Out.
After leaving the BBC to set up his own production company, Tyro Films, Simon continued to develop, script edit and produce drama projects for Tyro and other companies, including Seventeen (C4/British Screen), Out Of Hours (Tyro/BBC), Imogens Face (Tyro/ITV), An Evil Streak (ITV), Forgive and Forget (ITV), Pretending To Be Judith (Tyro/ITV), Foyles War series I & II (ITV) and Whose Baby? (ITV).
As writer, Simon has completed Sleeping Dogs, an original screenplay, and an adaptation of Elizabeth Taylors novel In A Summer Season. His first radio play, Offshore, was broadcast on Radio 4 in 2008 and another, Accomplices, has been commissioned by the BBC. Current projects include a feature film, Walk Away; a television series, The Last Patrol; and The Takeover, a drama serial.