Simon Booker

Simon Booker


Author and screenwriter Simon Booker writes prime time TV drama for the BBC, ITV and US TV. His credits include BBC1’s Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Holby City and The Mrs Bradley Mysteries starring Diana Rigg; ITV1 thrillers The Stepfather and The Blind Date; and Perfect Strangers, the CBS romantic comedy starring Rob Lowe and Anna Friel. He has written many plays for BBC Radio 4, worked extensively as a producer in television and radio and as a journalist.

Without Trace is his debut novel, the first in a series of psychological thrillers featuring Morgan Vine, a single mother and investigative journalist who specialises in miscarriages of justice.

Simon lives in London and Deal. He is a volunteer facilitator in Restorative Justice, working with offenders at HMP Brixton.


Simon Booker @simonbooker

So many exciting opportunities to be part of Team OV!

If you're good with lighting, admin, production or raising money, take a look:

I think I might have a crush on Sarah .@audibleuk

While you're about it, please could you have a crack at Human Resources (Personnel Dept), invite (invitation) and 'Can I get?' ('Please may I have?') Thanks!

When I was a schoolboy conkers were prized beyond rubies. Now they lie ignored as kids shuffle through autumn leaves, glued to their phones. Yes, I am 107 years old. #oldgit

As our Greek holidays draw to a close our Isle of Wight weekends re-start.

#writing #personaldevelopment

Just got my copy and much enjoying a trip down memory lane...

At least by glowering on the front bench and shaking his jowls and shouting, “Oh yes!” at Corbyn, Boris Johnson finally resembled Churchill. Unfortunately, the insurance dog version. | Marina Hyde

Worst case scenario predictions for remaining in the EU have been leaked and they make for pretty stark reading.

Join @simonbooker for his weekend course: How to Write a Page-Turner

#writingtips #writingadvice #WritingCommunity

Ok, so what if we did just have chips, beer and ice cream for lunch. What's it to you?

‘This is more of a comment than a question’ 😭🤣

“Is there a different feeling around climate change between Sweden and America, Greta?”

“Here it is something you believe or not; where I come from -it is fact”

Greta Thunberg is a hero.

Four places (currently) left on a six-week creative writing course for beginners & improvers at @TheAstorTheatre, Deal. Tuesday evenings 7-9pm, starting end Oct. @TheDealBookshop Also novel-writing Weds mornings 10-12. DM me for more details! #AmWriting Please RT #Deal

Book now to be in the ☀️ by Sunday.

omg #SuccessionHBO season 2 is ALL the excellent.

Well this is encouraging. I must get round to reading them eventually but in the meantime I am retweeting everything the lovely @oldvictheatre is tweeting about the play, A Very Expensive Poison. This is to encourage you to come and see this magnificent play by @lucyprebblish...

My God. This woman’s incredible. And he’s just giving it a shrug of the shoulders and quietly slips away.