Christopher Simpson’s diverse array of roles swings from a Banglatown youth in Sarah Gavron’s Brick Lane to a Leeds drug dealer in Penny Woolcock’s Mischief Night. In television, he is best known for playing polar opposites in the double role of twins Magid/Milat in White Teeth. Other television includes State of Play and Second Generation. Theatre projects range from playing the lead, Dionysus in The Bacchae of Baghdad at the Abbey, Dublin to the Song Cycle Very Present Tense which he wrote and performed at Edgehill Station in Liverpool this August. Other film work this year includes Dublin set feature, Little Foxes by award-winning Czech film maker Mira Fornayova.
|2008 Jury Member|