Simon Farnaby is an actor and writer. TV credits include This Time with Alan Partridge, the much loved BBC4 series Detectorists, Horrible Histories, Jam and Jerusalem and The Mighty Boosh. Film credits include the Paddington films, Mindhorn, Christopher Robin and Rogue One. He was co-writer of Paddington 2 with Paul King and worked with Julian Barrett on the screenplay for Mindhorn. He will be hosting a workshop on the Art of Screenwriting at the Idler Academy.