A childhood heckle in defence of the Queen, a love of eccentric dance and working with some of  theatre's all time greats. All this and more is discussed in this months episode. All of this and more is discussed in this month's episode of Regrets I've Had A Few featuring award winning actor, director and writer, Simon Callow.

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*There is a little bit of swearing in this episode.


About Simon Callow

Simon Callow is probably best known for his roles in Four Weddings and a Funeral, A Room with a View and Shakespeare in Love.

After abandoning his academic course at Queens College, Belfast, Simon trained at London’s Drama Centre. He appeared with a variety of companies before obtaining his break as Mozart in the National Theatre production of Amadeus. In the film version, he played the impresario Schikaneder.More recent acting credits include Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Woman in White, Where Love Reigns and The Merry Wives of Windsor. He also featured in Jamie’s Dream School, teaching Drama.

Simon is also an accomplished director. Credits include his own translations of The Internal Machine, Jacques and his Master and Carmen Jones. He has also written and starred in a one-man show about Charles Dickens.

A prolific talent, Simon has written acclaimed studies of Charles Laughton, Richard Wagner and Orson Welles - as well as his autobiography.