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Over the last few years Nick has worked exetensively with the Royal Shakespeare Company. In 2011 he was in Cardenio, The City Madam, and Marat/Sade, and for the World Shakespeare Festival, in the following year, he played Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, Gonzalo in The Tempest and Egeon in The Comedy of Errors. Before returning to the RSC for Wolf Hall in the autumn of 2013, Nick was in one of the last episodes of Poirot and went to the Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, for The History Boys. A film he made that year, Pleasure Island was recently released. A Dark Reflection, made in the same year, is now available on FlixPremiere and in the US under the title Flight 313. The Conspiracy. Nick also 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 in Stratford before transferring to London’s Aldwych Theatre, from where they transferred successfully for a fifteen week run on Broadway. Nick’s Broadway Blog can be read here. Nick’s last theatre appearance was in Platonov, one of the plays in the Chichester Festival Theatre Young Chekhov trilogy, transferred from Chichester to the National Theatre.  He has now re-joined the RSC for the 2017 Swan Season, beginning with Vice Versa. Later in the year he will be in Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage. He is also filming a third series of Murder Maps, a series he presents for Yesterday TV, available outside the UK on Netflix. 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, left, to purchase a copy.
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