Stage,Radio,TV & Film


Birmingham School of Speech and Drama (1966-1969)
Prospect Theatre Company (1969-1970) Richard II and Edward II starring Ian McKellen and Timothy West, directed by Richard Cottrell and Toby Robertson. Edinburgh Festival, continental and UK tour, West End. Television productions of both.
Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow (1970-72) leading roles included:
Gertrude in an all-male Hamlet
The Player King in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
The Bishop in The Balcony
Young Marlow in She Stoops To Conquer
Tusenbach in The Three Sisters
Adam in The Four Seasons
Lord Foppington in The Relapse
Len in Saved
The Emperor in The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria
Butler in Tiny Alice …’a lithe, carnivorously affable performance by the most promising new actor I have seen this year.’ The Times

Role Play Venue
Sir Peter Teazle The School for Scandal Derby / Northampton
Bert Bently Red Peppers Jermyn St Theatre
Lord Goring An Ideal Husband national tour
Geoffrey Lymes Canaries Sometimes Sing‘Jeremy Nicholas invests Geoffrey with a fine, predatory technique which starts off as though acquired from Ian Carmichael and ends up acknowledging the baffled geniality of Derek Nimmo. In between, he is very much his own – and Lonsdale’s – man.’ Financial Times national tour
‘J’ Three Men in a Boat
Olivier Award ‘Best Newcomer’ nomination
Channel 4
BBC Radio 4
Argo spoken word‘Presented  with great charm…Mr Nicholas has an immaculate grasp of Jerome’s social type’ The Scotsman‘Jeremy Nicholas beautifully times the infallible jokes and also manages to place and accommodate the passages of fatuous moralising without patronising them.’ The Observer
Edinburgh Festival,
May Fair Theatre,
national tour
Dudley Moore Beyond the Fringe national tour
Greg Relatively Speaking national tour
Narrator Side by Side by Sondheim Leicester, Haymarket
Compere The Ripper Show Sheffield, Crucible
Jack Chesney Charlie’s Aunt York
Richard II Circle of Glory national tour
Donald Loud Reports Bush Theatre
Lord Brocklehurst The Admirable Crichton‘  Only Jeremy Nicholas, among the men, has any sense of Vogue and upper-class vogue.’ The Guardian Greenwich
Alan Howard French Without Tears Watford
Young Marlow She Stoops to Conquer Watford
Lenny The Homecoming Gardner Centre, Brighton
Jimmy There’s a Girl in My Soup Watermill, Newbury
Hortensio / Young Man The Shrew Open Space
Harold / Blake Meat Love Almost Free Theatre
Jeremy Nicholas as Lewis Lake in "Wish Me Luck"

Lewis Lake in ‘Wish Me Luck’ (LWT, 1989)

For full listing go to:

Leading or significant roles:

Role Series/Play For Director
Mr Green Q.C. Murder in Mind BBC TV Gerry Poulson
Talbot Booth Heartbeat Yorkshire TV Gerry Poulson
Berrington London’s Burning LWT Ken Horne
Newspaper editor Stanley’s Dragon Central Gerry Poulson
Bob Outside Edge Central Nick Hurran
Drunk The Bill Thames Bill Hays
Gerald Birds of a Feather Alomo/BBC Nic Philips
Simon The Upper Hand Central Martin Dennis
Tom Boon Central Chris Baker
Lewis Lake Wish Me Luck (series 3) LWT Bill Hays
John Maddingham Crossroads Central various
Pelham Beecher Making News Thames Geoff Sax
Uncle Bob Uncle Bob Channel 4 Sean Barton
Rodney Finch-Courtney King and Castle Thames Alan Bell
Jocelyn Gummer Prospects Thames John Crome
Tom Manners Mog Central Nic Philips
Sir Jonathan Sibley Bright Smiler Granada David Carson
Nathaniel Winkle The Pickwick Papers BBC Brian Lighthill
Harry Vernon Juliet Bravo BBC Paul Ciappessonni
Jeremy Jowling Rumpole Thames Bill Hays
Geoffrey Juliet Bravo BBC Oliver Horsburgh
Happy Endings Dr MacDonald BBC Simon Betts
Happy Endings Badger BBC Simon Betts
Bertram Potter The Tale of Beatrix Potter BBC Bill Hays
Colin Thomas Juliet Bravo BBC Leonard Lewis
Frank Truett When the Boat Comes In BBC David Reynolds & Jonathan Alwyn
Inigo Jollifant The Good Companions Yorkshire Bill Hays & Leonard Lewis
Anthony Echoes of Louisa Central David Dunn
Basin The Snow Queen BBC Paul Ciappessonni
Nick Somers Duchess of Duke Street BBC Cyril Coke
Vincent Boyd-Thomson The Avenue LWT Brian Parker
Michael C Regan Rhinestone Cowboy ATV Bill Hays
Lionel the Lynx Helicopter (voiceover) Budgie the Little Helicopter (1993-95, 39/39 episodes) ITV Various

Dr. Watson – to Peter Egan’s Sherlock Holmes – in Second Holmes (BBC Radio 4 series)
Nikki (the Ivor Novello role) in King’s Rhapsody (BBC Radio 2).
‘J’ in Three Men In A Boat* and Three Men On The Bummel* (BBC Radio 4)

The Fast Gentleman* by Keble Howard, starring Michael Maloney and directed by Jane Morgan (August 2000, BBC Radio 4)

See ‘Voice Over & Spoken Word’ section for audio books

TV Commercials

Bailey’s Irish Cream
Ross Frozen Foods
Tennants Lager
British Telecom
Abbey National
Cadbury’s Milk Tray
British Leyland’s Maestro
Tjismenu (in Dutch)
RAC Club of Barcelona (in Catelan)
Lacon Lager and Lime
Twinings Tea (for Japan)
Abbey Life (in Australia)
…and dozens more.

In the world of TV commercials, he appeared in the award-winning ‘Motor-bike and sidecar’ Hamlet Cigar commercial and, for thirteen years, was the face of Ferrero Rocher chocolates in Germany (1982-95)