Simon Davis


Staged Series 2 Episode 5: Tennant and Sheens Hell Other Actors

Staged Series 2 Episode 5: Tennant and Sheen's Hell? Other Actors

This is their punishment, their community service.[caption id="attachment_1330126" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Still from "Staged Series 2 Ep 5", BBC[/caption]Simon, the show’s creator, writer, and director, as played by Simon Davis, is also having a crisis Everyone is forgetting that he actually wrote the show He says people think Michael and David improvised the entire series[...]

Staged Series 2 Episode 4: Whoopi Reads Them The Riot Act

Staged Series 2 Episode 4: Whoopi Reads Them The Riot Act

In a script written by Simon Davis in a kind of meta admission of guilt and mea culpa.David and Michael need to be corralled, and it’s often a mummy figure that does it At the climax of Series 1, Dame Judi Dench had to come in to get David and Michael back in line[...]

Staged Series 2 Episode 3: Simon Pegg &#038 Nick Frost Torture Tennant

Staged Series 2 Episode 3: Simon Pegg & Nick Frost Torture Tennant!

It’s all about exquisitely torturing Michael and David this season!Meanwhile, Georgia (Georgia Tennant), Anna (Anna Lundberg) and Lucy (Lucy Eaton playing creator Simon Davis’ sister) are getting along perfectly nicely as they rehearse a gender-switched scene from the first season for charity Unlike David and Michael never getting around to rehearsing last season, they actually[...]

Staged Series 2 Episode 2: Now the Story (and Comedy) Truly Begins

Staged Series 2 Episode 2: Now the Story (and Comedy) Truly Begins

Creator, writer, and director Simon Davis has sold the rights to a US network and is writing the pilot He tells Nina Sosonya that she would be back playing the same role as she did in the first season of the BBC original In fact, the original supporting cast would be back, except for David[...]

Staged: David Tennant Michael Sheen &#038 The Art of the Lockdown Series

Staged: David Tennant, Michael Sheen & The Art of the Lockdown Series

Show creator, writer, and director Simon Davis plays a nervous, disastrous, stressed-out version of himself The show is a meta hall of mirrors and satire of show business that skewers those who work in it.[caption id="attachment_1318468" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Still from "Staged Series 2", BBC Studios[/caption]Series 2 is even more meta – the actors deal with[...]

Staged Series 2: Returning to a Different World with a Different Mood

Staged Series 2: Returning to a Different World with a Different Mood

Series co-creator Simon Davis is back, of course.It’s a weird coincidence that series 2 should premiere on the night that the UK enters a second lockdown due to skyrocketing infection numbers in the country Coming after the news of a second lockdown, the show takes on more levels of irony Tennant announces he’s all set[...]

2000 AD #2051 Review: Riots Gambling And Angry Gods

2000 AD #2051 Review: Riots, Gambling, And Angry Gods

The coloring work is solid, and the overall aesthetics work.Slaine: The Brutania Chronicles by Patt Mills and Simon Davis receives another compelling episode for its 'Archon' story Slaine and Sinead continue their battles against the stone hordes of the Archon, and Slaine has to come to grips with his parentage.The swords-and-sandals plus god-battling nature of[...]

2000 AD #2050 Review: A Mixed Bag With Some Compelling Tales

2000 AD #2050 Review: A Mixed Bag With Some Compelling Tales

[rwp-review-recap id="0"][caption id="attachment_723556" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 2000 AD #2050 cover by Simon Davis[/caption]In this extra-sized issue of the sci-fi anthology book, 2000 AD, we have stories of Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper, Grey Area, Slaine, Indigo Prime, Sinister Dexter, and The Fall of Dead World.The Judge Dredd story entitled 'Icon', by T.C Eglington, Colin MacNeil, and Chris[...]