Simon Withington is a freelance television producer who has produced many high-profile shows for the likes of ITV, Thames Television, Objective Productions and U.S networks NBC and TLC.

In 2013 Simon became executive producer of the world's longest running out-take show It'll Be Alright on the Night for ITV. In this role, he also developed and pitched various other shows including World Cup Epic Fails hosted by Angus Deayton which ranked in the Top 5 highest rated programmes the day it was aired in May 2014. In 2017 Simon and his team at Crackit Productions won the Focal International Award for Best Use of Footage in an Entertainment Programme for When Magic Goes Horribly Wrong.

Simon has worked on the Uk's Top Formats, including The Only Way Is Essex, Britain's Got Talent, Come Dine With Me and travelled to China to oversee titles including Surprise Surprise and The X Factor.

One of the highlights of his career so far was producing William & Kate: The Royal Wedding for U.S TV network TLC. The 4 hour live broadcast aired worldwide to an audience of over 22 million viewers. Often working with top presenters, managing budgets and a team of researchers, Simon's television background has covered both shiny floor Entertainment & Factual Entertainment programming. As a Self-Shooting Producer/Director and Editor, Simon has produced hundreds of hours of online content for the likes of OK!, Express and U.S website Bitesize TV.

  • Michael McIntyres Big Surprises
  • The Only Way Is Essex
  • Britain's Got Talent
  • I'm A Celeb
  • It'll Be Alright - Best and Worst
  • Come Dine With Me
Tom Cruise

Red Carpet Footage

Simon owns the copyright to hundreds of hours of high-definition red carpet footage featuring the world's biggest international stars and Britain's best-loved celebrities and soap stars. Contact Simon for a full list of footage available for worldwide licensing.



Simon has worked on TV blooper shows on and off since 1997, clearing and licensing footage from all over the world. From fluffs and flubs to trips and slips, there is something in his collection for all your TV blooper needs.