Abseil for Freedom

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Join in Free Tibet Campaigns awe inspiring 120 ft abseil down the outside of The Castle climbing centre in North London. Unbelievable raffle prizes, post abseil entertainment and extreme fun guaranteed. 150 minimum sponsorship required. All funds go to Free Tibet Campaign. Help the Free Tibet Campaign make a difference this summer by joining in […]

Desert Island Discs

Thursday, March 28, 2013

11:15 BST on Sunday 19th September 2004. Desert Island Discs. Sue Lawley’s castaway this week is the mountaineer and author Joe Simpson. He chooses eight records to take to the mythical island. [Rptd Fri 9.00am] Tune in to Radio 4 on 92-94 FM or 198 LW. Also available on Digital Radio, Digital TV and on-line.

Oscars and 2004 Awards

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Baftas Outstanding British Film of the Year 2004 The Evening Standard Best film of the year 2004 Best Feature Film Banff Mountain film festival Prix Special du Jury Festival International du film d’Autrans Montagne and aventure. The Grand Prize Kendal Mountain Film Festival ‘Peoples Choice’ Kendal Mountain Film Festival Llanberis Mountain Film Festival ‘Peoples Choice’ […]

New NoOrdinaryJoe Web Site

Thursday, March 28, 2013

We are delighted to bring you the new NoOrdinaryJoe web site. As well as a new look, it brings much greater functionality so that we can bring you more information and in a more timely manner. We would like to thank MOOV2 for doing an exceptional job in bringing you this site on budget and […]

New TV programme – 27/07/06

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Dust down your 50 inch Plasma screen and check you can get SKY1. A new television programme presented by Joe Simpson will be broadcast at 9.00pm BST, on 27th July 2006. Final Chance To Save, an excellent wildlife / environmental series, produced by Tiger Aspect for SKY, has taken Joe to the Congo so that […]

Change to TV schedule

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The full schedule for these Tiger Aspect productions on Sky One is as follows. Tigers with Sanjeev Bhaskar – 8.00pm, 7th July Gorillas with Joe Simpson – 8.00pm, 14th July Aye Ayes with Miranda Richardson – 8.00pm, 21st July Jaguars with Bill Bailey – 8.00pm, 28th July

Joe back on the box!

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Joe Simpson has been working on plans for a new television project that takes him back into the mountains. We hope to announce full details of this exciting new documentary in September. This trip takes him back to territory that is more than familiar to Joe, yet may present him with his greatest challenge since […]

Joe back on the box!

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Sorry for the delay in updating you on Joe’s next visit to the big screen but due to delays in negiotations, there has been little movement. We shall let you know about any progress as soon as we do!

Joe at the Eiger for The Beckoning Silence

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Darlow Smithson Productions has been commissioned by Channel 4 in the U.K. to produce The Beckoning Silence, a 90-minute drama-documentary special based on mountain climber Joe Simpson’s best-selling book of the same name. The Beckoning Silence is due for delivery this August. Filmed in HD, it is being produced and directed by Louise Osmond, award-winning […]

Back from the Eiger

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Joe has returned from filming the Beckoning Silence. He kept a diary during the considerable down time that seems to come with a filming project. You can now view it in the “Articles” section of this web site.