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.
Other stage appearances include: Cash on Delivery, The Sloane Ranger Revue and Newsrevue
in the West End; Guys & Dolls (Chichester Festival) Two into One (Menier Chocolate
Factory); Ha Bloody Ha (with Jan Ravens and Steve Brown) Edinburgh 1983; national
tours of Oklahoma!, Outside Edge, Run For Your Wife, Brief Encounter, Tom,Dick &
Harry, The Railway Children, ‘Allo,’Allo, and as Samuel Pepys in The Secret Diaries;
Habeas Corpus (Bromley, Exeter and Farnham); The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband (Hornchurch);
Neville's Island (Watford); Chimps (Ipswich); Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern
Are Dead (Salibury); Maniac in Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Southampton); Calculus
(New End, Hampstead); Middle & Far East tours of Bedroom Farce, Funny Money, Out
of Order, A Bedfull of Foreigners and No Sex, Please -
Nick's television series (as peformer and writer) include Carrott's Lib, Hello Mum, Fast Forward, Playaway, Number 73, Jackanory, and WYSIWYG; other writing credits include sketches for
Not The Nine O'clock News, Three Of A Kind, Spitting Image, Smith & Jones, and
Smack The Pony.
Other TV appearances include The Bill (3 times), Doctors (twice), Doc Martin, Mr Sloane, Casualty, Heartbeat, Bonkers, Jackanory (5 times), Big Meg, Little Meg (2 Series), Scoop, Nuzzle & Scratch, Justin’s House, Noah's Ark, the BBC films The Plant and Glamour Night, and with Paul Merton, Omid Djalli, Keith Allen, Jim Tavare and Jerry Sadowitz.
For six years Nick played the Market Inspector, Mr Lister, in EastEnders.
Nick appears in the film version of Ray Cooney’s Run for your Wife, which is now available on dvd.
On Radio Nick was in three series of Son of Cliché (with Chris Barrie and Nick Maloney) and
In One Ear (with Clive Mantle, Helen Lederer and Steve Brown), which both won Sony awards
for best comedy.