Simon Callow is an actor, director and writer. His written work includes the following:
Autobiographies: BEING AN ACTOR, SHOOTING THE ACTOR, LOVE IS WHERE IT FALLS, MY LIFE IN PIECES.
Biographies: CHARLES LAUGHTON, OSCAR WILDE, CHARLES DICKENS, RICHARD WAGNER and (in three volumes; one last one to come) Orson Welles.
Criticism: studies of HENRY IV, PART 1 and HENRY IV, PART 2, and of THE NIGHT OF THE HUNTER; DICKENS’S CHRISTMAS
Theatre Books: ACTING IN RESTORATION COMEDY; THE NATIONAL THEATRE; SHAKESPEARE ON LOVE
Theatre Pieces: Versions of LES ENFANTS DU PARADIS; LE ROI MALGRÉ LUI and A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Play: INSIDE WAGNER’S HEAD. He is under commission from the Lyric Belfast to write a play (working title: GO, HOME SONNY).
Translations: THE INFERNAL MACHINE (COCTEAU); JACQUES AND HIS MASTER (KUNDERA); WRITER’S CRAMP
Documentaries: CALLOW’S LAUGHTON; WELLES OVER EUROPE