Simon Bucher-Jones

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Simon Bucher-Jones (born Simon Jones, 6 September 1964) is an author, poet and amateur actor. He is best known for his Doctor Who novels for Virgin and BBC and as a contributor to the Faction Paradox spin-off series.

Jones was born in Liverpool. He is known for a hard SF approach. He has written Cthulhu Mythos short stories and reviewed books for the Fortean Times and for small press papers. His poetry has appeared in the Journal of the British Fantasy Society.

Doctor Who and related novels for Virgin[edit]

Doctor Who novels and other material for BBC[edit]

Faction Paradox[edit]

  • The Book of the War (2002) (contributor) While the entries in The Book of The War are anonymous it is known that Simon Bucher-Jones wrote more words in it than any other single contributor after editor Lawrence Miles.

Doctor Who work for Big Finish[edit]


  • Mr Kitling's Cakes, written in 2005 for the proposed charity fanthology The Cat Who Walked Through Time II. It is a sequel to *The Big Cat*.
  • Passin' Through Judgement, written in 2005 for the proposed anthology Tales Of The Outre West.

The collections for which these stories were written now seem unlikely to see print. The stories are available to read on Simon Bucher-Jones' blog, and he is open to re-print offers.

Self-Published by Pantechnikon Press[edit]

  • Godzilla In East Anglia, a collection of poetry available via Lulu and Kindle (2010).
  • The Temple Of Dagon, written in 2004 for the proposed Chaosium anthology The Dagon Cycle,now available as an ebook via Kindle (2013).
  • "Le Roi de Jaune"(2014) (forthcoming)
  • The Gospel of Eibon (2015) (forthcoming)

Obverse Books[edit]

Nonseries, novels and stories[edit]

  • "The Ghost of Christmas Sideways" (2012) (In Resurrection Engines: Steampunk Anthology edited by Scott Harrison)

Cthulhu Mythos and other horror work[edit]

  • (with James Ambeuhl) The Case of the Curiously Competent Conjuror in the collection Lin Carter's Anton Zarnak, Supernatural Sleuth.
  • Some Thoughts On The Problem Of Order in the collection Hardboiled Cthulhu.
  • Things To Do In Pornutopia When You're Dead, a comic strip in Violent #13, now available [Simon Bucher-Jones writer].

Charity and/or fan publications[edit]

  • In the "Days of the 'Days of the Days of Our Lives'"' in Missing Pieces
  • Tempus Fugit written with James Ambeuhl in Missing Pieces
  • The Big Cat in The Cat Who Walked Through Time
  • At the Beach in Lifedeath
  • The Pulp Of The Black Lotus in Walking In Eternity
  • At the Academy in Drabble Who
  • Dial M for Metaphysics in the Craig Hinton memorial Fanthology Shelf Life (2008)
  • Two Poems in Shooty Dog Thing: 2th & Claw (2011)

Charity or amateur theatrical performances[edit]

  • Jacob in Joseph (St Michael's Church 2007)
  • The Slave Seller in Sinbad the Sailor (2008)
  • The Stage Manager in Little Dead Riding Hood (2008)
  • King Rattle in Dick Whittington Goes West (2009)
  • Mister Shock in Robinson Crusoe: A Space Oddity (2010)
  • Asbad: King of Thieves in Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves (2011)
  • Gary: the Nymph in Babez in the Wood (2012)
  • Guy of Gisborne in Little Red Riding Hood (2013)
  • Abanazar in Aladdin in Old London Town (2014)

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