Tuesday, 31 July 2007

More Traffic for Humans, and the Master on Tuesday

Was that cryptic enough for you? Okay the crazy title is there to represent the 3 pieces of news relating to John I am about to give you. The Tuesday part, speaks for itself. It represents the film Tuesday which John Simm and screen buddy Philip Glenister are staring together in. According to the recently launched Philip Glenister.com, the movies website is now live. You can find the link to it over at Phil's site, or simply go to HangmanFilms.co.uk.

The Master part of the title? Well as mentioned earlier in the site in John's recent interview with Richard and Judy, John mentioned that he had not been told his appearance as the Master on Doctor Who had ended. Today over at Outpost Gallifrey, it quotes a recent Q & A with BBC Drama head Julie Gardner, from IF Magazine's website where Julie states "It would be rude not to, and he’s a great character. John Simm is amazing and I would go to work every day with him. His scenes were so much fun to do," she says. Well looks like the Master is set for a return in the near future, lets hope its in series 4.

Finally the more "Traffic for Humans" part, as previously promised to you I will be bringing you a review and comparison for Human Traffic Remixed (the Directors Cut style second version of Human Traffic). Whilst I was hoping to get this to you earlier, I hit several snags along the way. These hurdles to over come have been constant computer issues, of one type or another limiting my ability to bring you the video comparison. I am hoping that this week I will be able to resolve them and get that review out to you, I could give you the review now and the comparison later but I've decided it best to give you both at the same time. So that's the update on HTR. 'Til next time Simm-sons and daughters peace, and remember who'd settle for sonic when they can have laser!


Monday, 30 July 2007

Doctor Who Series 3 DVD Cover Revealed

The cover for the series 3 box set of Doctor Who has been revealed. This cover features The Doctor (David Tennant) and the one and only The Master played by John Simm. This cover is unusual as it features The Doctor and The Master rather than in previous years featuring The Doctor and his Companion. This DVD is out on the 5th December 2007 and you are able to pre-order it from the BBC Shop. The cover can be seen below.

Sunday, 29 July 2007

Heat Dies Down

Here is another exciting video i found on You Tube dedicated to Life On Mars. It uses clips form both series 1 and series 2 and uses the song Heat Dies Down. This video can be seen below.

Saturday, 28 July 2007

Series 2 Repeated On BBC 4

All this week starting on Monday series 2 of Life On Mars is repeated on BBC4. Life On Mars features John Simm as DCI Sam Tyler who has a accident and wakes up up in the 70's. Series 2 will be shown every night on BBC 4 at 10.00pm so don't miss it.

Friday, 27 July 2007

Don't Stop Me Now

Here is a very good music video i found on you tube. This video uses clips from Life On Mars and also uses a song called Don't Stop Me Now by Queen. I will myself soon be making a Life On Mars music video so i hope you will enjoy this one in the meantime. This video can be found below.

Thursday, 26 July 2007

The Master Dies In The Doctors Arms

Not that long ago John Simm starred in the hit series Doctor Who. He played a character known as The Master and in the end The Master dyes in The Doctors arms. Below is the clip of The Master (John Simm) dieing in The Doctors (David Tennant) arms.

Wednesday, 25 July 2007

Up The Wooden Hill

Here is the third and final appearance of John reading bedtime stories on the Cbeebies Channel. This time he is reading a story called Up The Wooden Hill. This story can be seen below.

Tuesday, 24 July 2007

Winnie The Witch

Here is another appearance of John on the children's TV channel Cbeebies. He is once again reading a story in bedtime hour. This story is called Winnie The Witch and can be seen below.

Monday, 23 July 2007

Me And My Mammouth

You may have noticed that over the last couple of days, we at John Simm PR have been posting alot of one off appearances by John Simm. Well today were going to continue that theme by posting some appearances of John on the children's TV channel Cbeebies. He first appeared on this show reading a story called Me And My Mammouth. This story can be found below also look out for Johns other appearances on the CBBC channel soon.

Sunday, 22 July 2007

Young John Flogging Mobiles

Did you know that once upon a time, John appeared in a Cell Net Advert in his younger days. He played a character who was phoning home to his wife. This advert can be seen below.

Saturday, 21 July 2007

John Simm On Meet Ricky Gervais

As a favour to Ricky Gervais, John Simm once volunteered to appear on his show. John plays a part in the Observation Test where there are two clips shown and the two are different in certain ways. The clip can be seen below. PS i have recently started a new blog called Billie Piper PR this blog will be dedicated to the actress Billie Piper so please keep visiting.

Friday, 20 July 2007

We Need You!!

Hello John Simm fans, as you may have noticed there has not been much to post about John lately but i promise this will change shortly. However we do occasionally miss some John Simm news so if you see or here any news please email poppr@hotmail.co.uk. Also this blog is still open for new contributors so if you would like to contribute please email poppr@hotmail.co.uk.

Thursday, 19 July 2007

Banner Time

Whilst searching through Photobucket i came across a exciting banner of John Simm and various moments in his life. This banner was created by winchesternut which includes pictures of John from Doctor Who and Life On Mars. The banner can be seen below.

Wednesday, 18 July 2007


This is just a short post to apologise for not posting my Life On Mars Reviews yet. I have been very busy recently and i will try to post these as soon as possible. Look out for these shortly.

Tuesday, 17 July 2007

Johns Triple DVD

Recently John starred in the hit TV show Doctor Who. He played a character known as The Master and he appeared in he last three episodes of the current series. Now the episodes John appeared are soon to be available on DVD (20th August) as the DVD cover has been released. The episodes available on the DVD are Utopia, The Sound Of Drums and Last Of The Timelords.

Monday, 16 July 2007

John Simm Images

As there has been alot of reviews and long posts lately I'd thought I'd take the time to post some images of everyones favourite actor. All these images have been found on the popular image hosting site Photobucket.

Sunday, 15 July 2007

John Simm Autograph Number 1

As many of you may already know i am a keen collector of autographs and i often try to get autographs by writing letters to celebrity's i am interested in. Of course i not so long ago sent a letter to John Simm via the address here and in just under a week a received a signed and dedicated autograph to myself. My first John Simm autograph can be found below also I'm going to try and get more autographs from him shortly.

Saturday, 14 July 2007

Life On Mars Reviews

As you may have guessed by the title of this post i am going to start posting episode reviews of John Simm's hit series Life On Mars. All reviews will come complete with a plot outline and also a rating out of ten. I will start doing these reviews a soon as possible so look out for them shortly.

Friday, 13 July 2007

Human Traffic Review

Here it is as promised i have finally watched the movie Human Traffic staring non-other than John Simm. The story begins showing Jip (John Simm) working for a clothes shop which he is completely fed-up of doing. All Jip lives for is the week-ends where he goes out with his mates who are Jip, Koop, Nina (Koop's girlfriend), Lulu and Moff. When Jip and Koop talk on the phone they often say the words "Nice one Bruva !!!" After work the team go out to a club in Cardiff on Friday night with devious intentions. They plan to get completely wasted and they also take drugs along the way. However there plan is foiled as they lose a ticket for a club but thanks to some clever talk of Jip they all manage to get inside. Further on in the film we see the relationship between Jip and Lulu grow and we also find out Jipp has sexual paranoia. Further on Moff has a discussion with a fellow party goer about how Star Wars is a drug fantasy, and the fact that Yoda was always stoned and also Koop and Nina argue over her flirtatious behaviour. Finally Jip and Lulu finally get it together and have sex and Jip gets over his sexual paranoia. Jip concludes his narration throughout the play by ending with the words "'It's an insane world, but I'm proud to be part of it." This movie is certainly worth watching for any fan of John Simm as he shone throughout the movie but beware it is a 18 so you will be unable to watch it if you are under that age.

Thursday, 12 July 2007

Updated Information On Tuesday

A few days ago i posted information on a film starring John Simm in 2008. This film is called Tuesday and now i have more information on it. This film will also feature his partner in crime Phillip Glenister who's autograph i happened to receive today but that's another story. The two will star alongside each other as bank robbers. Once again more information on this shortly.

Wednesday, 11 July 2007

Richard and Judy do John

Last week as earlier reported by Bad Wolf, John was treated to a ritual grilling from talk show hosts Richard and Judy on their program. During the interview John discusses his work on Life On Mars, his appearance as "The Master" on Doctor Who and his current stage show. John appears on the show with co-star Adrian Bower of "Teachers" fame.

During the interview John was asked about his future with both Life On Mars and Doctor Who. John quite firmly denied an appearance in the upcoming sequel series "Ashes To Ashes", but went on to add that his future in Doctor Who is not certain at present. At least that's not a no. Richard and Judy tell him they were suitably impressed by his performance and want him to play The Master again. Are you listening Russell? Even a rival network wants John as The Master.

Below you will find the interview in its entirety, I hope you all enjoy it. I did.

John Simm on "Richard and Judy".


Tuesday, 10 July 2007

The Original or the Remix?

Hello everyone, welcome to my first entry on John Simm PR. You are probably wondering about the title of the post, aren't you? Well in the club scene when there are different versions of a track available, they are generally known as remixes or mixes. As you would have read a few posts ago Bad Wolf will be doing a write up on Human Traffic, one of John's earlier movies from 1999.

As the movie is about the club scene in Cardiff, instead of a being a "REDUX" or "Directors Cut" the producers decided on an original name for a new edit of the film. To keep in line with the topic of the movie, there is also Human Traffic Remixed available. This version differs greatly from the original, like most remixes. I will post a comparison video showing you the differences in the ways the versions were done. Obviously I will not post the entire movies (it would have been nice though), but instead will offer you the first 5 to 10 minutes. So you can see the differences.

The 2 covers for the alternate editions can be seen below. This movie was what got me into liking John as an actor, I suppose probably because I could relate to it on a personal level. In the mid '90s when the movie is set, I was a practicing DJ and night club promoter. Many characters in this movie remind me of people I knew back then, especially John's character "Jipp". The eager club regular is a mish mash of possibly every extreme punter, you could ever meet. It has an awesome '90s soundtrack (as to be expected), featuring artists such as CJ Bolland, Fat Boy Slim, Orbital, Underworld, Primal Scream and everybody's favorite DJ the one and only Carl Cox. Carl Cox also acts in this movie and plays the night club owner.

When Bad Wolf has given you his critique on the original, I will give you mine on the Remix. It only seems appropriate. This movie has connections to the world of Doctor Who as well, not only does it feature John (The Master). It also has Shaun Parkes playing the role of "Koop", Shaun played Captain Zachary Cross Flane in "The Satan Pit / The Impossible Planet" and Helen Griffin plays "Jipp's Mum". Helen's character, you would all remember as Mrs Moore in "The Age Of Steel / Rise of the Cybermen" who helped the Doctor with her electro-magnetic bomb.

Well that's my first post, if you are a devout John fan then you may also like to check out LifeOnMars.tv, my original blog. Have a good one, what ever it maybe.

The Original and the Remix


Monday, 9 July 2007


Tuesday, is in fact the name of a film in which John Simm will be appearing in sometime in 2008. Although not much is currently known about this film rest assured John Simm PR will inform you on the latest news on this as it comes. Although the film Tuesday will not be John's first appearance on the big screen as he has appeared in quite a number of films which are:

Ten Minute Movie (2004)
24 Hour Party People (2002)
Miranda (2002)
Human Traffic (1999)
Wonderland (1999)
Understanding Jane (1998)
Diana & Me (1997)
Boston Kickout (1995)

Sunday, 8 July 2007

Welcome A Cyberman

As the John Simm PR empire increases I'm starting to need contributors to this blog. So a new contributor has joined the team and his name is Robert Cyberman. Rob is a massive Life On Mars fan and is a even bigger John Simm fan. I'd just like to take the time to welcome him to the team and i am looking forward to working with him

Saturday, 7 July 2007

Doctor Who Episode 13 Last Of The Timelords

Last Of The Timelords was The Last Episode Of John Simm's appearance in Doctor Who and it finished in the usual finale fashion. The story continues one year on from The Master starting to take control of earth where now Earth is fully conquered by our Lord and Master. Meanwhile stories travel that only Martha Jones can defeat the Master. Also in this jam-packed tale we learn the truth about the Toclafaine and why they will make the Doctors hearts break. The Toclafaine are in fact the humans that the Doctor helped rescue in the first part of this 3 part epic which the Master went back to the future to change them. As the story continues we eventually realise that Martha has not travelled the world to get the parts for a weapon to kill The Master she has in fact travelled to tell a story about one fantastic man named The Doctor which eventually contributes to The Masters terrible end. At the dying end we learn that Captain Jack Harkness was once called The Face Of Boe which leads suspicions that he is in fact The Face Of Boe we know and love and this would explain why Boe knows theres another Time Lord. This story also see's the end for now to the amazing Martha Jones who has travelled with The Doctor all the way through Series 3. Overall i would give this episode a 10/10.

Friday, 6 July 2007

Expect Some Human Traffic

If you did not already know the brilliant John Simm once starred in a movie entitled Human Traffic. Human Traffic is a 1999 film directed and written by Justin Kerrigan. It is based around a group of friends living in Cardiff and their clubbing exploits over the course of one weekend, including sexual exploits and drug use. Well of course this post does have a point as i have recently ordered this on DVD so expect a full review soon on the performance of John Simm.

Thursday, 5 July 2007

Sorry We Didn't Give You The Heads Up

If you were lucky enough to have been watching the Richard and Judy show today on Channel 4 than you would have noticed a familiar face of non other than John Simm who was being interviewed on the show. If you did miss him (like myself) I'd just like to apologise for not posting about this sooner but rest assured as soon as the interview is available on You Tube it will be posted.

Wednesday, 4 July 2007

Life On Mars/Robin Hood Dual Australian Promo

Today i have decided to post a interesting Promo from down under i.e. Australia. This prom is dedicated to Life On Mars and Robin Hood. Of course the trailer features the star of the show John Simm. Thanks to Rob from Life On Mars .TV for uploading this Promo.

Tuesday, 3 July 2007

Live Or Die The Master

As some of you might have known i recently began on making my first ever Music Video. After watching the episode Last Of The Timelords i decided to do my video to the music by The Scissor Sisters called I Cant Decide. I also have based it on John Simm's Master. Please could i ask all viewers if they would be so kind as to comment on this video on the videos you tube page. The video can be found below.

Monday, 2 July 2007

A Possible Return For John?

As you may have seen last Saturday night in the last episode of Doctor Who it was also John's last appearance in the series for the time being. Although at the end it did seem that Johns character (The Master) was still alive at the end of the episode. So could this mean a possible recall for John to return to the role? or maybe if The Master does return it will sadly be a newly regenerated master (basically no John). I personally hope that this means a recall for John but i suppose were going to have to wait and find out.

Sunday, 1 July 2007

Saxons Five-Year Project

Now that John Simm went crashing out of Doctor Who last night in typical Who fashion he now has agreed to serve time. John Simm has signed up to play a UK prison inmate in a Channel 4 docu-drama 7 days to be filmed over five years for broadcast in 2012. Shot by director Michael Winterbottom over a real time period it will provide authenticity in the ageing process of Simm's character and the five-year separation from his family. More information on this as it comes.