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Simon Morton

Simon Morton is a producer and presenter of the weekly consumer/science technology program This Way Up.

Before moving into radio in 2001, Simon had a varied and disjointed 'career'. His first proper job was a three-year stint for Bungy pioneer AJ Hackett. Before this he worked as a recruitment consultant in London, repaired skis in France, cleared tables at a Palm Beach country club and was MC of a weekly talent night in Majorca.

Simon's worked at the BBC World Service in London producing the weekly technology series, Click (Digital Planet) and has also produced work for National Public Radio in the US, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.


This hour: a tall, white New Zealander heads to Mumbai to try and land a role in one of the hundreds of Bollywood films the industry churns out each year.