ON BARD DUTY  NICHOLAS DAY
NICHOLAS DAY NICHOLAS DAY
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 for the 2017 Swan Season, with Vice Versa and Marlowe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage. After shooting the James Graham screenplay Brexit: the Uncivil War, Nick was at the Almeida Theatre in Robert Icke’s highly acclaimed The Wild Duck. He played Jim Prior in the latest series of The Crown. In 2022 Nick has 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 Netflix. Nick was last on stage in Yellowfin at the Southwark Playhouse. 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.