Nick Wilton
BIOGRAPHY

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 - We’re British; Out of Order and It Runs In The Family with Ray Cooney on P&O’s 2007 and 2008 World Cruises; and for the past fifteen years Dame in pantomimes at Salisbury, Hornchurch, Ilford, Worthing, Rhyl, Hull, Malvern, Weston-super-Mare, Basingstoke, Bournemouth, Tunbridge Wells, New Brighton and Blackpool.

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.
 
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