1000 Londoners

Matt in is and is the founder of Fathers for Justice.

Matt is the founder of father’s rights organisation Fathers 4 Justice. After Matt divorced his first wife, with whom he has 2 children, he started the campaign that uses stunts to fight for equal parenting, family law reform, and equal contact for divorced parents with children. Fathers 4 Justice’s themes and ways are controversial. “I’m the only person fucking stupid enough to do it,” Matt defends himself in the film.

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Questions & Answers

  • What's your first memory of London? TRAFFIC
  • What do you miss when you're away from London? BUZZ
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? SOFT SPOT FOR OLD SCHOOL EAST LONDON - BETHNAL GREEN OUT TO NAM (DAGENHAM)
  • What's your favourite building? O2
  • What's your ideal day out in London? CLIMBING BUCKINGHAM PALACE
  • What's your ideal night out in London? EATING OUT AFTERWARDS WITH MRS O & THE KIDS
  • What's your most hated building? THAT FUCKING WALKIE TALKIE BUILDING
  • What's the best view in London? FROM A TAXI
  • What's your favourite open space? THE COUNTRYSIDE AROUND DOWNE, JUST SOUTH OF BROMLEY ON THE EDGE OF LONDON
  • What's your favourite bar, pub or restaurant? I WAS AN EARLY ADOPTER SUSHI MONSTER, SO MOSHI MOSHI SUSHI, Liverpool Street (IF IT’S STILL THERE)
  • What's the most interesting shop? SIR TOM BAKER’S, D’ARBLAY STREET, SOHO - ROCK’N’ROLL TAILOR
  • What's your favourite place to hang out? WITH MY SECURITY ENTOURAGE AT A POLICE STATION
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? IN A POLICE STATION
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? EATING, JEWELLERY/JACKET SHOPPING, CHECKING OUT THE SWAG AT FORTNUM’S AND SELFRIDGES
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? SIR TOM BAKER’S
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? IN A POLICE VAN
  • What's your personal London landmark? IT WAS 2-6 CURTAIN ROAD, SHOREDITCH. I THINK IT’S BEEN REDEVELOPED, BUT THAT’S WHERE THE BODIES ARE BURIED
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? SHERLOCK HOLMES
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? THE BOOK OF DAVE BY WILL SELF, WHICH HE TOLD ME WAS BASED ON HIS ‘IDEA’ OF ME - A MENTALLY ILL LONDON CABBIE. THANK’S WILL!
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? 60’S
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? GUY FAWKES (EVEN THOUGH HE WAS BORN IN YORK)