Simon Winstone

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For the English footballer, see Simon Winstone (footballer).

Simon Winstone is a British author and editor, known for his work on Doctor Who and on the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Winstone worked for Virgin Books, overseeing their Missing Adventures Doctor Who series and briefly being in charge of the New Adventures after the series had ceased being a Doctor Who tie-in. His only novel, the New Adventure Where Angels Fear, was co-written with Rebecca Levene, his predecessor on the New Adventures.[1]

Winstone moved into TV, working on the soap Emmerdale for a period.[2] He then worked on EastEnders for many years. In 2005, Winstone was announced as a script editor for the next series of Doctor Who on TV, a role he has continued into 2007.[3]


  1. ^ Levene, Rebecca; Winstone, Simon (1998), Where Angels Fear, Virgin Pub., ISBN 978-0-426-20530-2 
  2. ^ "BBC exec to lead Red Planet's factual arm". C21 media. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 2011-01-29. 
  3. ^ David Williamson, Western Mail (2007-02-21). "Dr Who man lands at city's Red Planet office". WalesOnline. Retrieved 2011-01-29. 

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