Build A Plane
Joystick Club 2020 Calendar
November 15, 2019
Burchetts Green School Visit
An exclusive evening with Clare Mulley
November 11, 2019
Official recognition of Langley Airfield, WW2 home of Hawker Aircraft Co. Ltd.
October 15, 2019
Those Magnificent Men (comedy revue)
September 10, 2019
“A Fairey Cometh! A Fairey Goeth! Fairey ‘nough?
June 20, 2019
Three days at AeroExpo!
June 19, 2019
March 8, 2019
Good Morning JOYSTICKERS
BRIAN MITCHELL & JOSEPH NIXON (WRITERS)
Brian and Joseph met at primary school in Derbyshire. In 1992 they founded
the award-winning sketch group The Ornate Johnsons. They also co-wrote
The Cheeky Guides to Student Life and To Love, were head sketch writers on
Radio 4’s Jo Caulfield Won't Shut Up and BBC1's Live and Kicking, and
share a string of writing credits for the stage - including the Edinburgh hits Big
Daddy Vs. Giant Haystacks (The Foundry Group) and Those Magnificent
Men (New Perspectives), and Gilbert (No Sullivan), which played the
Harrogate International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in 2017. Their TV comedy
shows include Slightly Filthy (LWT) and The Ornate Johnsons' Edwardian
Spectacular (BBC 4).
With the Carnegie-Medal-winning author Philip Reeve, Brian Mitchell wrote
the acclaimed musical comedy The Ministry of Biscuits (revived by the
Foundry Group for a sell out 35 date tour in 2018). A classically-trained
composer, his songs for the Perrier-Nominated show, Joanna Neary Is Not
Feeling Herself have been broadcast on Radios 1, 2 and 4. His and Jerry
Rulf's new musical comedy Whaddya Know – We're in Love tours in autumn.
Joseph Nixon co-wrote the hit Edinburgh show The Cruel Hand Of Fate with
comedian Glen Richardson, and wrote siketches for Joanna Neary's Magic
Hole (Assembly Rooms). He regularly contributed material to Brighton's
acclaimed Radio City group and has co-written a new play in Edinburgh
Fringe presented by Guy Masterson – The Shark is Broken.
David Mounfield is known to millions from Radio 4's Count Arthur Strong's
Radio Show as the Count's hapless sidekick Geoffrey the Caretaker, plus
Gerry the Cafe Owner and Jack the Barman. The series won The British
Comedy Guide Best Radio Sitcom Award 2016. In 2016/2017 he toured with
Gilbert (No Sullivan), a two man adaptation of short stories by W. S. Gilbert
staged by the Foundry Group. In the inaugural season of Brighton Open Air
Theatre, 2015, David played Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor to critical
acclaim. In 2011 he played moonshine brewing Mr Cooshay in the tv sitcom
This is Jinsy for Sky Atlantic, which was nominated for a British Comedy
Award. From 2011-2015 he played Giant Haystacks and various other roles in
the Foundry Group's multiple award-winning comedy-drama Big Daddy Vs.
Giant Haystacks. In 2008 David toured in Rollmop Arts stage adaptation of
Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent. David, along with Brian Mitchell and Joe
Nixon is a founder member of the award-winning sketch group The Ornate