Simon Bird OG 2003

Simon gained a double 1st in English from Queens’ College, Cambridge and went on to complete an MA in Cultural and Critical studies at Birkbeck College, University of London. At Cambridge he was president of the Footlights comedy society before being cast in The Inbetweeners. His lead performance won him Best Actor and Best Newcomer at the British Comedy Awards and Best Comedy Actor at the BAFTAs. He has also starred in Friday Night Dinner and Sandylands before launching his own production company Guilty Party Pictures with StudioCanal, making his directorial debut with The Days of the Bagnold Summer.