Last updated: 23 August 2012
WE Johns and Biggles flew many sorties over France in the First World War, Johns as a bomber pilot and Biggles as a pioneer air fighter. Johns based many of Biggles's adventures on his own experiences.
Geoff Hales is an actor performing one-man shows. He has a PhD from King's College London and a life-long enthusiasm for the Biggles books.