Over the last few years Nick has worked extensively with the Royal Shakespeare
Company. For the World Shakespeare Festival, he played Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth
Night, Gonzalo in The Tempest and Egeon in The Comedy of Errors.
He was in The History Boys at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre and played the
irascible New Yorker, Ben Lyon, in The Lyons at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies opened to rave reviews at the RSC in
Stratford, then transferred to the West End before a fifteen week run on Broadway.
Nick re-joined the RSC in 2017 for his seventh season, in Vice Versa and
Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage.
After TV’s Brexit: the Uncivil War, Nick was at the Almeida Theatre in Robert
Icke’s highlyfor acclaimed The Wild Duck.
He played Jim Prior in the latest series of The Crown. In 2022 Nick started filming
a seventh series of Murder Maps, following his latest documentary series,
Railway Murders for UKTV. His series, Myths and Monsters, is available on
Nick won the Offie award for Best Supporting Performance by an Actor for his
performamnce in Yellowfin at the Southwark Playhouse. He has just completed his
run in Witness for the Prosecution.
Nick’s book On Bard Duty, about Shakespeare, Stratford and working at the RSC,
is available on Amazon. Click here for a reader review, or click on the cover picture,
top left, to purchase a copy.