Tony Sloman is a respected cinema critic and historian, whose long career has encompassed many facets of film making. He has worked in the film and television industry since 1964, as an actor, director, editor, sound editor, production manager, producer and screenwriter.
He is famous for directing two sleazy British sex comedies - Not Tonight, Darling! (1971) and Sweet and Sexy (1972)
He has written a regular internet film column, "Sunset and Wardour" for the "International Film Studio" and he also contributes film criticism for the BBC weekly listings magazine "Radio Times". He once finished second on the BBC quiz programme "Film Buff of the Year". He is a longtime member of the National Film Theatre for whom he has served several terms as a Governor of the British Film Institute. He has also programmed several retrospectives for the National Film Theatre and has interviewed such figures as Sir David Lean, Ann Miller and Stanley Donen for the Guardian Interview series.
He married Simone Posner in 1977 and they have two sons, one of which is Jonathan Sloman, a critic and assistant editor.