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Simon Jones

Simon Jones has appeared in the films Miracle on 34th Street (the remake), The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Green Card, and Monty Python's Meaning of Life, among others.  He has been featured on Broadway in Blithe Spirit, The Real Thing, Benefactors, and Private Lives.  His off-Broadway appearances include Woman in Mind, Terra Nova, The Home Place, and the role of C.S. Lewis in Shadowlands. Simon has read more than 50 audiobooks.  His extensive work as narrator has resulted in admission to the rank of a “Golden Voice” by AudioFile magazine, and he was named “Narrator of the Year” (2005) by Publishers Weekly.  In 2006, his audio recordings were nominated for nine “Audie” awards, and two of them won in the “Unabridged Fiction” category and the top prize “Audio Book of the Year.”  He studied at Cambridge University and the legendary Cambridge Footlights Dramatic Club.