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List of William Simons Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Woman in Black (1989)
36
15
The Woman in Black
36
15
3. Pope John Paul II (1984)
7
4
Pope John Paul II
7
4
Starring:
Albert Finney, Patrick Stewart, Robert Austin, Caroline Bliss, Michael Crompton
Directed By:
Herbert Wise
4. Prelude to Fame (1950)
6
3
Prelude to Fame
6
3

Nick Morell is the son of a famous English philosopher who gets friendly with Guido, a young man, while vacationing in Italy. He discovers that Guido possesses an incredible talent for music.

Starring:
Christopher Lee, Guy Rolfe, Kathleen Byron, Kathleen Ryan, Jeremy Spenser
Directed By:
Fergus McDonell
5. On the Fiddle (1961)
7
5
On the Fiddle
7
5

On the Fiddle is a war comedy film which tells the story of Horace Pope, an everyday street peddler, who is arrested one day by the authorities. Since he is not willing to go to jail, he invents a story about enlisting in the military. The judge eventually decides to send him to the Royal Air Force, instead of prison. Since it happens to be the time of the World War II, he decides to come up with various schemes, so that he can avoid actual work.

Starring:
Sean Connery, Alfred Lynch, Victor Maddern, Harry Locke, John Le Mesurier
Directed By:
Cyril Frankel
6. Bird Fancier (1985)
11
1
Bird Fancier
11
1
7. Julius Caesar (1979)
9
3
Julius Caesar
TV-14
9
3
8. Mystery Submarine (1962)
7
3
Mystery Submarine
7
3
9. Ivory Hunter (1951)
6
4
Ivory Hunter
6
4
Role:
Tim Payton
10. Escape by Night (1964)
6
4
Escape by Night
6
4
11. Capital Visit (1955)
5
3
Capital Visit
5
3
Role:
Commentary Speaker (voice)
12. West of Zanzibar (1954)
5
4
West of Zanzibar
5
4
Role:
Tim Payton
13. Not So Dusty (1956)
4
4
Not So Dusty
4
4

TV Shows

Notorious Woman
10
1
Notorious Woman
10
1
Starring:
Jeremy Irons, George Chakiris, Brian Blessed, Rosemary Harris, Marina McConnell, Lewis Fiander, Jonathan Newth
Directed By:
Waris Hussein
Secret Army
14
2
Secret Army
14
2
Starring:
John Ratzenberger, Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards, Clifford Rose, Juliet Hammond
The Bell
9
1
The Bell
9
1
Starring:
Ian Holm, Patricia Heneghan, Kenneth Cranham, Edward Hardwicke, Rowena Cooper
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
21
4
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
21
4
Rumpole of the Bailey
13
3
Rumpole of the Bailey
13
3
Starring:
Elizabeth Hurley, Leo McKern, Jonathan Coy, Julian Curry, Marion Mathie
Doctor Who
135
26
Doctor Who
TV-PG
135
26
Starring:
John Cleese, Brian Blessed, Nicholas Parsons, Jason Connery, Colin Baker, Alexei Sayle, Owen Teale
Directed By:
Waris Hussein, John Gorrie, Matthew Robinson, Gerald Blake, David Maloney
Sam
9
2
Sam
9
2
Starring:
Tom Conti, Michael Goodliffe, Mark McManus, James Hazeldine
The Guardians
9
2
The Guardians
9
2
Starring:
John Rhys-Davies, Cyril Luckham, Lynn Farleigh, Gwyneth Powell, Derek Smith
ITV Television Playhouse
8
2
ITV Television Playhouse
8
2
Starring:
Peter Sellers, Petula Clark, Donald Pleasence, Ronnie Barker, Laurence Harvey, Rod Taylor, Billy Fury
Directed By:
Cyril Coke, David Boisseau, Tania Lieven, Lionel Harris, Joan Kemp-Welch
The Pursuers
8
2
The Pursuers
8
2
Take Three Girls
8
2
Take Three Girls
8
2
Starring:
Bob Monkhouse, Christopher Timothy, Barra Grant, Carolyn Seymour, Angela Down
Late Starter
8
2
Late Starter
8
2
The Sweeney
15
4
The Sweeney
15
4
Starring:
Tony Jay, John Hurt, Brian Blessed, John Rhys-Davies, Joss Ackland, John Thaw, Dennis Waterman
Directed By:
Mike Vardy, Jim Goddard, Viktors Ritelis, Christopher Menaul, Terry Green
Give us a Break
8
2
Give us a Break
8
2
Starring:
Alexei Sayle
Mr. Rose
8
2
Mr. Rose
8
2
Enemy at the Door
9
2
Enemy at the Door
9
2
Starring:
John Rhys-Davies, Joss Ackland, Alfred Burke, Alun Armstrong, Simon Cadell
The New Statesman
16
4
The New Statesman
16
4
Starring:
Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Andy Serkis, Paul O'Grady, Rik Mayall, Michael Troughton, Marsha Fitzalan
Directed By:
Geoffrey Sax, Graeme Harper
Tales of Hans Anderson
8
2
Tales of Hans Anderson
8
2
Role:
Hans (2 episodes, 1955)
Starring:
Donna Reed, Christopher Lee, Robert Beatty
Directed By:
Karl Moseby, Tom D. Connochie, Thor L. Brooks, Åke Ohberg
Beryl's Lot
8
2
Beryl's Lot
8
2
A Family at War
8
2
A Family at War
8
2
Starring:
Richard Beckinsale, Tom Conti, Colin Douglas, Catherine Schell, John McKelvey
Lovejoy
18
5
Lovejoy
18
5
Starring:
Minnie Driver, Mako Iwamatsu, John Gielgud, Ian McShane, Brian Blessed, Joanna Lumley, Phyllis Logan
Directed By:
Ian McShane, Peter Barber-Fleming, Bill Hays, Baz Taylor, Gordon Flemyng
Minder
15
4
Minder
15
4
Starring:
Suzi Quatro, Adam Faith, Mel Smith, Christopher Biggins, Billy Connolly, Derek Jacobi, Ian McShane
Directed By:
The Darling Buds of May
14
4
The Darling Buds of May
14
4
Starring:
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Pam Ferris, Andy Serkis, Philip Franks, David Jason, Stephanie Ralph
Directed By:
David Giles, Robert Tronson, Steve Goldie, Rodney Bennett
Wish Me Luck
9
2
Wish Me Luck
9
2
Starring:
Jane Asher, Catherine Schell, Julian Glover, Kate Buffery
Cribb
8
2
Cribb
8
2
Role:
Constable Thackeray (13 episodes, 1980-1981)
Top Secret
7
2
Top Secret
7
2
Play for Today
8
2
Play for Today
8
2
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Liam Neeson, Ian McKellen, John Hurt, Pierce Brosnan, Billy Connolly, Tim Curry
Big Breadwinner Hog
7
2
Big Breadwinner Hog
7
2
Starring:
Donald Burton, Timothy West, Peter Egan, Rosemary McHale
Directed By:
Stay Lucky
7
2
Stay Lucky
7
2
Starring:
Peter Capaldi, Dennis Waterman, Niall Toibin, Jan Francis, Ian McNeice
Country Matters
7
2
Country Matters
7
2
Starring:
Jeremy Brett, Ian McKellen, Joss Ackland, Peter Firth
Directed By:
Barry Davis, Donald McWhinnie, McWhinnie
ITV Play of the Week
7
2
ITV Play of the Week
7
2
Starring:
Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Richard Harris, Diane Cilento, Julie Christie, Lois Maxwell
Directed By:
Alleyn Mysteries
8
3
Alleyn Mysteries
8
3
Role:
Inspector Fox (9 episodes, 1990-1994)
Starring:
John Gielgud, Patrick Malahide, Belinda Lang, Tim Dutton
Directed By:
Michael Winterbottom
Hadleigh
7
2
Hadleigh
7
2
Starring:
Brian Blessed, Nigel Hawthorne, Gerald Harper, Hannah Gordon, Hilary Heath
Dempsey and Makepeace
12
4
Dempsey and Makepeace
12
4
Starring:
Suzi Quatro, Tony Jay, Michael Brandon, Ray Smith, Glynis Barber
The Royal
9
3
The Royal
9
3
Starring:
Brian Blessed, Richard Todd, Phyllis Logan, Wendy Craig, Glynis Barber
Love Hurts
7
3
Love Hurts
7
3
Starring:
Adam Faith, Tony Selby, Jane Lapotaire, Richard Cordery, Eamonn Walker
ITV Playhouse
7
2
ITV Playhouse
7
2
Role:
Barman / ... (7 episodes, 1969-1979)
Starring:
Ian McDiarmid, Judi Dench, Derek Jacobi, Lorne Greene, Helen Mirren, Maggie Smith, Ian McShane
Crown Court
7
3
Crown Court
7
3
Starring:
Colin Firth, Miriam Margolyes, Peter Capaldi, Miranda Richardson, Ben Kingsley, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Timothy
Directed By:
Bob Hird, Stephen Butcher, Laurence Moody, Gerry Mill, Voytek
Wessex Tales
6
2
Wessex Tales
6
2
Starring:
John Hurt, Ben Kingsley, Billie Whitelaw, Nick Brimble, Yvonne Antrobus
Directed By:
Mike Newell, Gavin Millar, Barry Davis, David Hugh Jones, Michael Tuchner
Probation Officer
6
3
Probation Officer
6
3
Starring:
John Hurt, Michael Crawford, Desmond Llewelyn, John Paul, John Scott, David Davies, Jessica Spencer
Directed By:
Christopher Morahan, Peter Sasdy, James Ferman, Philip Dale, Royston Morley
Pretenders
6
3
Pretenders
6
3
Bergerac
11
5
Bergerac
11
5
Starring:
Connie Booth, Chris Langham, Catherine Schell, Terence Alexander, John Nettles
Directed By:
Ruth Rendell Mysteries
7
3
Ruth Rendell Mysteries
7
3
Starring:
Olivia Williams, Joanna Scanlan, Colin Firth, Nicholas Hoult, Idris Elba, Peter Capaldi, Owen Teale
Directed By:
Mary McMurray, Sandy Johnson, Herbert Wise, Matthew Evans, Bruce MacDonald
Cockles
6
3
Cockles
6
3
Juliet Bravo
6
3
Juliet Bravo
6
3
Starring:
Colin Baker, Anna Carteret, Mark Botham, David Ellison
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
6
3
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
6
3
Starring:
John Gielgud, Ian Holm, Telly Savalas, Martin Sheen, Michael Crawford, Shelley Winters, Alec Guinness
Directed By:
Emergency-Ward 10
5
3
Emergency-Ward 10
5
3
Starring:
Malcolm McDowell, Desmond Llewelyn, Albert Finney, Joanna Lumley, Michael Crawford, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Jill Browne
Directed By:
Dennis Vance, Christopher Morahan, Peter Sasdy, James Ferman, Valerie Hanson
The Bill
15
8
The Bill
15
8
Starring:
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Douglas Henshall, Amanda Holden, Tamzin Outhwaite, Idris Elba, Roger Daltrey, Nicholas Hoult
Directed By:
Steve Shill, David Yates, Peter Lydon, Jonathan Dent, Stuart Burge
Boon
7
4
Boon
7
4
Starring:
Clive Owen, Meera Syal, Daniel Craig, Brian Blessed, David McCallum, Alfred Molina, Douglas Henshall
Directed By:
Laurence Moody, Graeme Harper, Christopher Baker, Anthony Garner, Nicholas Laughland
Haggard
5
3
Haggard
5
3
Role:
Landlord (6 episodes, 1990-1992)
Casualty
12
8
Casualty
12
8
Starring:
Ed Westwick, Stephen Moyer, Orlando Bloom, David Walliams, Tom Hiddleston, Pam Ferris, Alfred Molina
Directed By:
Michael Owen Morris, Paul Murphy, Declan O'Dwyer, Alan Wareing, Julie Edwards
Churchill's People
4
3
Churchill's People
4
3
Starring:
Patrick Stewart, Brian Blessed, Jeremy Irons, Tom Conti, Alfred Lynch, Bernard Hepton, Geoffrey Matthews
Directed By:
Michael Hayes, Donald McWhinnie, Alan Gibson, Piers Haggard, Herbert Wise
Coronation Street
16
13
Coronation Street
TV-PG
16
13
Starring:
Kym Marsh, Michelle Keegan, Peter Kay, Bradley Walsh, Joanna Lumley, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen
Directed By:
Yanks Go Home
4
3
Yanks Go Home
4
3
Emmerdale Farm
9
10
Emmerdale Farm
TV-PG
9
10
Starring:
Gemma Atkinson, Jenna Coleman, Natalie J. Robb, Jeff Hordley, Lucy Pargeter, Mark Charnock, Elizabeth Estensen
Directed By:
Steve Shill, Peter Smith, William Slater, Richard Bramall, Matthew Robinson

Narrator/Dubbing

Capital Visit (1955)
9
6
Capital Visit
9
6
Role:
Commentary Speaker (voice)

Animation Movies

The Tale of Beatrix Potter (1982)
12
3
The Tale of Beatrix Potter
12
3
Starring:
Catherine Schell, Holly Aird, Sophie Ashton, Penelope Wilton
Directed By:
Bill Hays

Special Appearance/Cameo

Prelude to Fame (1950)
8
4
Prelude to Fame
8
4

Nick Morell is the son of a famous English philosopher who gets friendly with Guido, a young man, while vacationing in Italy. He discovers that Guido possesses an incredible talent for music.

Role:
Boy (uncredited)
Starring:
Christopher Lee, Guy Rolfe, Kathleen Byron, Kathleen Ryan, Jeremy Spenser
Directed By:
Fergus McDonell
Escape by Night (1964)
8
5
Escape by Night
8
5
Role:
Guard Outside Barn (uncredited)
On the Fiddle (1961)
11
8
On the Fiddle
11
8

On the Fiddle is a war comedy film which tells the story of Horace Pope, an everyday street peddler, who is arrested one day by the authorities. Since he is not willing to go to jail, he invents a story about enlisting in the military. The judge eventually decides to send him to the Royal Air Force, instead of prison. Since it happens to be the time of the World War II, he decides to come up with various schemes, so that he can avoid actual work.

Role:
Private (uncredited)
Starring:
Sean Connery, Alfred Lynch, Victor Maddern, Harry Locke, John Le Mesurier
Directed By:
Cyril Frankel