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About Simon Allen

Simon Allen is a Writer and Executive Producer from the UK.

In television, Simon Allen served as a writer/producer on the first series of Sky's acclaimed television sequel to Wolfgang Petersen’s DAS BOOT.

Simon Allen also created BBC America's RTS winning queer punk rock fantasy comedy THE WATCH and served as a show-runner on BBC One’s THE MUSKETEERS.

In film, Simon Allen was the Writer and Executive Producer of CHOOSE OR DIE, a Netflix horror original that starred Asa Butterfield and Robert Englund and went to Number One on Netflix in the US, UK and around the world.

Known for

Fictional projects as executive producer

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2021Choose or DieTV Movie, NetflixToby MeakinsAnton [uk]
2020The WatchTV Series, BBC [uk]MultipleBBC Studios [uk]
2013The Musketeers (WT)TV Movie (multi-part), BBC [uk]MultipleBBC British Broadcast Corporation [uk]

Fictional projects in other activities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2021Choose or DieTV Movie, NetflixToby MeakinsAnton [uk]screenwriter
2020The WatchTV Series, BBC [uk]MultipleBBC Studios [uk]screenwriter
2016Strike BackTV Series, Sky [uk]Brendan MaherLeft Bank Pictures [uk]screenwriter
2015New TricksTV SeriesMultipleHeadstrong Pictures [uk]screenwriter
2014SpotlessTV SeriesMultipleStudiocanal Series GmbH (vormals Tandem Productions) [de]screenwriter
2012HuntedTV Series, BBC [uk]S. J. ClarksonKudos Film and Television Ltd. [uk]associate producer

Basic data

NationalityBritish
LanguagesEnglish
Immediate working areaLondon
2nd residence (if applicable)Los Angeles
1st residence (federal state or country)USA - California