BiographyStalham, Norfolk, UK
Nick read Drama & English at Kent University. He made his professional acting debut in the 1980 revival of the Whitehall farce "Simple Spymen", directed by Brian Rix, and later went on to play opposite Brian in the West End revival of "Dry Rot". In 1982, he won the Perrier award at Edinburgh with the revue group, Writers Inc. Read more... series on Radio 4. He was in (and wrote for) the kids' TV shows Play Away (1971), No 73 (1982) and Fast Forward (1984), and appeared on Jackanory (1965) several times including reading his own story for their 25th Birthday celebrations (other writing credits include Not The Nine O'clock News, Three Of A Kind, Spitting Image, Smith & Jones, and Smack The Pony) and yes, he has been in Casualty (1986), Doctors (2000), Heartbeat (1992), The Bill (1984) and EastEnders (1985), in which he plays "Mr. Lister", the Market Inspector. In the West End, he was in the farces "Dry Rot" and "Cash on Delivery" and the revue shows "News Revue" and "The Sloane Ranger Revue"; other stage appearances include: national tours of "Oklahoma!", "Outside Edge" and "Run For Your Wife"; "Habeas Corpus" (Bromley, Exeter and Farnham); "Neville's Island" (Watford); "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" (Salibury); "The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband" (Hornchurch); "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" (Southampton); a Middle & Far East tour of "Bedroom Farce"; "Funny Money" and "A Bedfull of Foreigners" in Singapore & Kuala Lumpur; and "Out of Order" and "It Runs In The Family" with Ray Cooney on P&O's 2007 and 2008 World Cruises; and "Dame" in pantomimes at Salisbury, Hornchurch, Ilford, Worthing, Rhyl, Hull, Malvern, Weston-super-Mare and Basingstoke.