Joey Dunlop No Ordinary Joe (2011)
This is a fascinating new documentary about motorcycle icon Joey Dunlop, World Champion, 26-times Isle of Man TT winner and tireless charity worker. Produced by leading Northern Ireland film production company Waldovision, which brought fans the critically acclaimed BBC documentaries Joey Dunlop Remembered and How The North West Was Won , the new film includes unseen material and additional footage. No Ordinary Joe includes tributes from Joey s wife Linda and his family plus John McGuinness, Steve Parrish, commentator Richard Nichols, Phillip McCallen, Eddie Laycock, Hector Neill, Barry Symmons and Brian Reid. Never-before-published pictures of the Ballymoney hero, provided from his family s private collection, have also been included in the documentary. Directed and produced by brothers Alwyn and Colin James and Directed by Anna Masefield of Waldovision Ltd, No Ordinary Joe also includes archive footage of Joey competing at the North West 200, Ulster Grand Prix and national road races in the Republic of Ireland. Insightful interviews with Joey, never previously broadcast, plus footage of a trip to the Kushitani factory in Japan where Joey s leather designs are still retained make this a must-have for all fans. There are family reflections, deeply personal tributes, memories of Joey s humanitarian work and hilarious anecdotes don t miss the stories about Joey s encounter with frozen beans, a night in the European fog or why the police were after Joey! Presented and narrated by the BBC s Stephen Watson and endorsed by the Dunlop family. extras include previously unseen interviews recounting anecdotes from Joey s life, the recollections of World Superbike star Eugene Laverty and extended coverage of Linda s Japanese visit, including a look around the Honda Museum.