Producer, Mark Baxter and John Simons, on London Live, talking about A Modernist.

Here are some links to the first few reviews and press that John Simons – A Modernist has received.


GQ Magazine‘s Matt Barker talks to John Simsons: HERE


On the Louder Than War blog, Matt Mead has interviewed Director Lee Cogswell and John Simons: HERE


Ted Kessler editor of Q Magazine said:

“An absolutely vital story about one of the godfathers of British youth culture. As sharp as any of the styles he invented. Excellent film”


The film is reviewed in this months Esquire Magazine. Click to enlarge.
Esquire Magazine


You Can pre-order the film HERE

The ‘John Simons – A Modernist’ film poster is now available to purchase.



(Available signed by Lee Cogswell, Mark Baxter & Jason Jules – if you’d like your poster signed, please select below)

Poster shipped to a UK address: £15

Poster shipped to a Europe address: £20

Poster shipped to the USA or Australia: £25

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John Simons – A Modernist will be released on DVD on April 23rd 2018.

You Can Pre-Order your copy of the DVD now here

Here is the trailer:

More filming for A Modernist, today. What a pleasure to welcome Kevin Rowland along.



A solid day filming interviews for A Modernist, this week, and a pleasure to welcome along John Wild, Michael Holland, Robert Elms, Paul Weller and Sir John Hegarty (not all pictured)
About a third of the way in now, and we’ll update as we go along.
Facebook – A Modernist

Filming at John Simons

Filming at John Simons

Filming is underway, with an in depth chat with John’s son, Paul, following on from two days with John out on the streets of London.

Paul Simons

John Simons