As an actor Nick’s most significant Feature film roles include the lead in Guy Ritchie’s debut feature LOCK, STOCK AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS, which won the BAFTA , BIFA Evening Standard Film Awards, Empire Film Award, MTV Film Award as well as becoming one of the U.K’s biggest grossing domestic films. He is also widely know for his role as Scabior in HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWSPART 1 & 2 for Warner Brothers.
Other lead movie roles include: DON’T KNOCK TWICE, THE MUSKETEER, THE LAST DROP, PURITAN, SILENT PARTNER, AMERICAN DAYLIGHT, AMAZING GRACE, SOCCER DOG, SPIVS, CHAOS & CADAVERS, ASHES & SAND, BABY JUICE EXPRESS, CHRISTIE MALRY'S OWN DOUBLE ENTRY- (BAFTA nominated BIFA winner.) ANOTHER LIFE, THE PROPOSAL, NEW BLOOD, 13 ERRIE, PRISONERS OF THE SUN.
Forthcoming features include:
BOOGIE MAN – MY NAME IS LENNY - CROW & TERMINAL
Nick made his West End theatre debut in OLIVIER AWARD Winning musical BLOOD BROTHERS as an understudy at the age of 21 and subsequently took over the role. His regular returns to London Theatre included, THE RIVALS, - (Noel Coward Theatre) REALLY CLASSY AFFAIR -(Royal Court Theatre) THE COUNTESS (Criterion Theatre) 12 ANGRY MEN-(Garrick Theatre) ROARING TRADE - (Park Theatre)
Significant Theatre out of London include: BETRAYAL (Northcote Theatre Exeter) LOOK BACK IN ANGER, (Bristol Old Vic) BILLY LIAR! (Salisbury Playhouse) and THE BEGGARS OPERA (Coventry Belgrade)
He was Reg Towler in ITV's hugely successful 'MR SELFRIDGE', other television credits the BAFTA Nominated comedy thriller THE WRONG MAN'S(BBC), and BAFTA Nominated single drama, THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY the drama series.) as well as guest star turns in BY ANY MEANS (BBC) CSI MIAMI- DEATH (Sony) IN PARADISE (BBC), DCI BANKS (ITV) & BBC single drama REDEMPTION and improvised drama HOPE I DIE BEFORE I GET OLD, to name a few.
He has written for both stage and screen. His first play TELSTAR went straight into the West End where it was nominated for an OLIVIER, WHAT'S ON STAGE, and EVENING STANDARD AWARDS.
He adapted his stage play for the critical acclaimed feature film TELSTAR, which he also directed.
He co-wrote the comedy feature BABY JUICE EXPRESS which was picked up by Universal, Co-wrote African slavery epic THE AMAZING GRACE, which won a special mention at Cannes, and wrote the well received science fiction single drama SPACE AGE for SKY. He has a co-written the forthcoming super natural thriller CROW, and has several projects in development with different production companies for television & theatre.
The features he has completed as director are TELSTAR (BAFTA & BIFA nomination,) the casts includes Kevin Spacey & James Corden and THE KID,(Siena Film Festival Winner - Savannah Film Festival Winner - New York Film Festival Nom) which stars Rupert Friend, Natasha Maclehone and Ioan Grufford, Both features he has written, adapted or co-written.
As a musician he also co-wrote the score or contributed to the sound track for both films.
He also directed Nollywood (BBC) a television documentary for the BBC about the Nigerian film industry. It was extremely well received worldwide and was subsequently made an honorary tribal chief!