Nicholas is a playwright and screenwriter.
His new play, William Wordsworth, will be produced by English Touring Theatre and The Theatre By The Lake in April 2017. Nicholas won the 2013 Off West End Award for Most Promising New Playwright and was nominated for an Evening Standard Award for his play You Can Still Make a Killing. He has also won the Cameron Mackintosh Award for New Writing twice, a Peggy Ramsay Award, was shortlisted for the Yale Drama Prize and has been on attachment with the National Theatre Studio.
In television, Nicholas was selected for this year’s BBC Drama Production Writers’ Scheme, for which he is writing an original pilot. He is currently developing television projects with Caryn Mandabach Productions and Endor Productions as well. In film he won the Script Factory Serious Screenwriting Award, was commissioned by the BBC to write a film for its iPlayer Shorts strand, and is now developing a feature film with Potboiler Productions. After a BBC Sparks Radio Residency, Nicholas’ radio plays have been broadcast on BBC3, BBC4 and BBC6.
Nicholas lectures on playwriting and is the Creative Arts Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford.