Special Guests - SIMON BAMFORD

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Although best known for playing the Cenobite Butterball in 'Hellraiser' & 'Hellraiser 2 Hellbound', as well as Ohnaka in Clive Barker's 'Nightbreed', 'Quadrophenia' was Simons first film experience at the age of 16.

Discovered playing 'The Fool' in a London production of King Lear by film director Clive Barker, he was invited to join 'The Dog Company' where he worked with Doug Bradley (Pinhead) and Oliver Parker (Film director of 'Johnny English Reborn', 'St Trinians', 'Dad's Army', & 'Dorian Gray'). 'Hellraiser' and 'Nightbreed' followed shortly afterwards.

Simon played Derek in 'The Book of Blood' for Matador films, Gary in 'Dead of the Nite' with Tony Todd, he is the voice of Commander Elgin in the animation 'The 11th Hour - Jericho' and has just finished shooting 'Starfish' a new feature film starring Tom Riley from 'Da Vinci's Demons' and Golden Globe winner Joanne Froggatt from 'Downton Abbey'.

In 2015 he completed four films 'Arcade', 'Roots', 'The Pub Launch' & the horror short 'Hunger' as well as playing horror legend Peter Vincent in 'You're so cool Brewster' a documentary about the making of 'Fright Night' which is due for release later this year.

He has worked in theatre worldwide from Kuala Lumpur to Stockholm, Ohio to Karachi and has become a much sought after horror convention guest with USA shows in Atlantic City, Florida, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Indianapolis and LA as well as shows in Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium and the UK.

This is Simon's first show in Ireland.

He is currently shooting the film 'Confidence' in Liverpool.

Twitter: @simonbamford
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