Simon Mirren

Simon Mirren is a British television writer and producer. He is a nephew of the actress Helen Mirren.


Simon Mirren began his career writing for British series like medical drama Casualty, spy thriller Spooks and Waking the Dead. He then moved on to writing and producing for American series Without a Trace and Third Watch. He then became a producer and writer for the procedural Criminal Minds.[1]

Mirren co-wrote and produced the television series Versailles, dramatising the life of Louis XIV of France. The first season of Versailles received mixed to positive reviews from critics.[2][3] On 17 April 2018, Variety reported that the third season of Versailles would be its last.[4]


  1. ^ "Curtis Brown". Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  2. ^ Wollaston, Sam (22 April 2017). "Versailles review – blood, romps and lashings of Carry On silliness". the Guardian. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  3. ^ "'Versailles': TV Review". Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  4. ^ Keslassy, Elsa (7 April 2018). "Canal Plus' Fabrice de La Patelliere on Versailles 3, What's Next". Variety. Retrieved 22 April 2018.

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