BAFTA-winning director David Kerr’s first movie became 2018's highest-grossing comedy at the international box office.
Johnny English Strikes Again stars the legendary Rowan Atkinson and double Oscar-winner Emma Thompson.
The Washington Post called it “hilarious…timeless slapstick."
Forbes said it's “a genuine laugh riot.”
According to L.A. Weekly, “Director David Kerr engineers Atkinson’s intricate routines with clockwork precision.”
In 2019/20, David returned to commercials, with a US/global campaign for Spotify and acclaimed TV spots including Argos: So Stylish Suki Can Wear It, Farrow & Ball and Make My Money Matter.
On Christmas Eve 2020, Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse first screened on Sky One.
A feature-length film about the real-life meeting of two of Britain's most beloved children's authors, it stars Dawn French, Alison Steadman, Nina Sosanya, Rob Brydon, Jessica Hynes, Bill Bailey and Nick Mohammed.
"A beguiling Christmas treat" - The Daily Telegraph
"Moving and magical" - The Times
"A Christmas classic is born." - The Financial Times
David honed his comedy chops in TV, winning Best Comedy BAFTA for directing That Mitchell and Webb Look (BBC).
He has worked with some of Britain’s top talent including Steve Coogan, Olivia Colman, Matt Lucas and Gemma Arterton.
As lead director of student house-share comedy Fresh Meat (C4/Hulu), David brought together the cast and set the show's style.
The show won 6 awards, including the RTS for Best Comedy.
David also helmed all six films in the first season of the multi award-winning anthology Inside No.9 (BBC/Hulu) - and returned to direct two films in the fourth season, including series-opener Zanzibar, starring two Rory Kinnears.
David grew up in Belfast.
He started acting and directing plays at Cambridge University, graduating with a first class degree in Classics.
Based in London, David holds British and Irish passports and a current 0-1 US visa.