John Simons – A Modernist
A Modernist – a film about the life and times of legendary clothing retailer John Simons.
Featuring exclusive interviews with musicians Kevin Rowland, Suggs and Paul Weller, broadcaster Robert Elms, art expert Ronnie Archer Morgan, advertising guru Sir John Hegarty and Sir Paul Smith as well as John Simons himself.
Plus those who have loved John and his work for over 60 years.
Directed by Lee Cogswell, Written by Jason Jules, Produced by Mark Baxter.
Exec. producers David Rosen, Emma ‘Queenie’ Smith’ Louise Baxter, Jean Baxter, Martin Freeman, Paul Weller and Mariana dos Santos.
Cover by Andrew Higginbotham. Illustration by Graham Marsh.
Music by Paul Weller and Lee Cogswell, Stone Foundation, The Nu’Rons, The Paradimes, Aunt Nelly, James Taylor, Johns Simons.
A Garmsville / Mono Media Films production 2018.
John Simons, Paul Simons, Paul Weller, Kevin Rowland, Suggs, John Hegarty, Robert Elms
23rd April 2018