Mark James Patrick Kermode is an English film critic and musician. He is the chief film critic for The Observer, contributes to the magazine Sight & Sound, presents the BBC Four documentary series Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema, co-presents the BBC Radio 5 Live show Kermode and Mayo's Film Review, and previously co-presented the BBC Two arts programme The Culture Show. Kermode is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Kermode is a founding member of the skiffle band the Dodge Brothers, for which he plays double bass. In January 2019, it was announced that Kermode would be presenting a movie soundtrack themed show on Bauer Media Group's new classical radio station, Scala Radio.
|Born:||Mark James Patrick Fairey, July 2, 1963, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England|
|Residence:||Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England|
|Education:||Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School|
|Alma mater:||University of Manchester|
|Occupation:||Film critic, presenter, writer, musician|
|Employer:||BBC, Scala Radio, The Observer|
|Television:||The Film Review, The Culture Show|
|Twitter:||Mark Kermode's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Mark Kermode's IMDb|
About Mark Kermode
English film critic most well known for his work with The Observer magazine and the BBC2 program The Culture Show.
He obtained a PhD in English from the University of Manchester in 1991, and began his career working in print journalism.
He co-founded a skiffle band called The Dodge Brothers in 2001.
He married Linda Ruth Williams, with whom he curated a horror film exhibition at National Film Theatre in London.
Claudia Winkleman is another well known English film critic.
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