ON BARD DUTY  NICHOLAS DAY
NICHOLAS DAY NICHOLAS DAY
Over the last few years Nick has worked extensively 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. Nick was in one of the last episodes of Poirot, and The History Boys at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre. 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 at the RSC in Stratford before transferring to the West End, then had a fifteen week run on Broadway. Nick’s Broadway Blog can be read here. Nick was more recently in Platonov, at the Chichester Festival Theatre, which then transferred to the National.  He re-joined the RSC for the 2017 Swan Season, beginning with Vice Versa, and later in the year, Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage. Nick completed shooting on a James Graham screenplay for Channel 4 earlier in the year, and has just completed a fourth series of the popular documentary Murder Maps, which he presents. His latest documentary series, Myths and Monsters, is available on Netflix. He is currently appearing at the Almeida Theatre in The Wild Duck. 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.