19 September 1978
|Occupation||Presenter, voice-over artist|
Early life and education
Nigel started his TV career as a presenter on the kid's television station, Nickelodeon at the age of 15.
Nigel went on to Disney Channel in 1997 to host Studio Disney and remained with the channel until the live shows were ended in May 2005. Studio Disney featured live games, callers, special guests and live performances. Whilst at Disney Nigel also hosted live award shows on a yearly basis, from the Royal Albert Hall and London Arena. This was the Disney Channel Kids Awards.
Recently Nigel was a regular presenter on Sky's Film 24 channel looking at upcoming movies and interviewing the stars before the premieres. Recent interviews include Kiefer Sutherland, Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson.
Nigel now works with Arsenal Football Club presenting selected programs on Arsenal TV, regularly interviewing the players for the show 'Spotlight.'
Information on the radio presenting Nigel has presented during his career.
Most recently, Nigel covered the overnight shift on Christmas Day 2013.
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
Nigel's broadcast across Cambridgeshire when he covered the afternoon show for Sue Dougan, Bank Holidays and the Saturday Summer Sport programme.
Nigel worked for Fox FM in Oxford during 2008.
Nigel hosted the breakfast show when Capital Disney launched in 2002 and throughout Capital Disney's time on air he also hosted live shows across the weekend and 'The Friday Afternoon Thing.' Producer, Andrew Rendle, nicknamed Radio Rendle, was part of the show every weekend.
Whilst at school Nigel was given the chance to host his own shows on Kingston FM, Palace FM and then later on Thames FM when it was awarded a full-time licence in 1997. The station was run by former Thames TV Producer Dave Mason and the Chairman of this station was David Jacobs. Nigel once told the story of how David Jacobs came into the studio whilst Nigel was on-air and questioned why he did his shows standing up! This radio station is now called Radio Jackie.
Guinness Book of World Records
As part of Wish Upon a Star, another short programme for Disney Channel, Nigel Mitchell and Cial Turner travelled on six track rides at Port Aventura, Universal Studios, Barcelona, Spain covered a distance of 4,302.03m (14,114 ft 1.2 inches) in 46 minutes and 22 seconds. Still the world record, four years later.
Nigel also attempted a world record attempt for stacking pancakes at the Disney Channel studio.
Producer of Capital Disney radio show Andrew Rendle, nicknamed Radio Rendle or told on radio show that when he first met Nigel, Nigel wore cardigans and tank tops, and Nigel based his hair on Jason Donovan.
- "Any ideas, any ideas? Any, any any ideas?"
- "Where will it stop? - No one knows, when will it stop? - No-one knows"
- "Hello My Friend"
- "You Nutter"