Phil Nichol is a truly unique performer. An acclaimed actor, award winning comedian, producer, presenter, writer and musician there is no end to his talent.
Phil is an energetic and exciting performer with an unquenchable thirst to break boundaries and innovate with his work. His skill as an improviser whether it be musical, comedy or straight is unparalled. With a surreal edge to some of his mischievous rantings Nichol always brings something new to the stage, his keen sense of fun and eye for the shocking and absurd has cemented his position as one of the best comedians on the circuit today. His assured and award winning performances in his theatrical work have attracted critical accolades and see him in great demand as an actor.
If.Com Eddie Award Winner 2006 (formerly The Perrier Award)
Nominee The Stage Award For Acting Excellence 2006
Winner The Stage Award For Acting Excellence 2005
Winner Best International Guest NZ Comedy Guild 2003
Time Out Best Comedy Performer 1998
Nominee Perrier Award 1993
Comedy Shuffle (BBC3)
The Graham Norton Show (BBC)
Comedy Cuts (ITV)
Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC2)
Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive (BBC3)
Hairline said "Delightfully shocking and hilarious at the same time"
The Scotsman said "Exhilarating, incredibly funny and clever"
The Times said "storytelling nous, stagecraft surprises and a brazen disregard for personal dignity "
The Stage said "Nichol's thermonuclear stage presence is so intense as to elude description. Give him any room and any crowd and he'll win them over. He's just outstandingly good at what he does"
Scotland on Sunday said "Infectious joy"
Edinburgh Evening News said "Occassionally offensive, always foul-mouthed and above all funny"
Chortle said "engaging, high-octane comedy storytelling guaranteed to entertain"
Edinburgh Guide said "In the most wonderful possible way, this must be how the inhabitants of Java felt when Krakatoa erupted"
The Times said "Attacks his material with all the restraint of a Tasmanian Devil in a foghorn factory"
Skinny said "Charming, witty and alarmingly unhinged"
The Guardian said "Unfailingly impressive"