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David Mounfield

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 Sony Radio Gold Award in 2009. After two sell out live tours in’09 and ’10 with the Count, David is currently recording series 8. Earlier this year he played moonshine brewing Mr Cooshay in the tv sitcom pilot This is Jinsy for BBC3. This is Jinsy was nominated in the Sitcom category for the Rose D’Or 2010. David will be reprising Mr Cooshay and other roles in a Series for Sky TV, due for Broadcast Summer 2011. In the Brighton Festival Fringe May 2010 David played Charles and Corin to critical acclaim in The Festival Shakespeare Company’s ‘As You Like It’. David can be talked to and even punched in the face (to extract information) as Grimes, a corrupt Customs Official in ‘Bow Street Runner’, an online interactive drama for Channel 4 that won a Bafta in 2008. 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 Johnsons. With Ross Gurney-Randall he co-wrote ‘Mussolini: A One-Man Political Farce’ (R.G.R. Productions, Edinburgh 2010) and ‘Follow Me’ (Guy Masterson Productions), which won the Fringe Review Best Play Award for Edinburgh 2007 and a Herald Angel.

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