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News 2014

Nigel nominated for the Olivier Best Supporting Actor in a Musical Award and the 'Whats on Stage' Best Supporting Actor Award for Grandpa Joe in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

Neil's Heavy Concept Album re-released after thirty years on Esoteric Records. Read more:

Currently Filming;

GreyMates (BBC1) with Russ Abbott and Cockroaches (ITV2) with Jack Whitehall, both out in September.

Recently Released;

# Sanford Shamiro (Matt le Blanc’s lawyer) in Series three of Episodes. youtube

“…a note perfect cameo from Nigel Planer” Radio Times 30/06/12.

# Series Two of Gloomsbury on Radio Four, with Miriam Margolyes, Alison Steadman and the late, loved Roger Lloyd-Pack.

# the psychopathic killer in Klaus Huettman’s The List

# Rafe Spall’s embarrassing dad in Dan Mazer’s I Give it a Year.

Other News;

# BAFTA best performer nomination for series 7 and 8 of Grizzly Tales for Gruesome Kids, on BBC Children’s TV.

# The Ghosts of Drury Lane article in Huffington Post, 2014

# Around Yellowstone in an RV , article in Mail on Sunday, 2013

# Death of Long Pig, article in the Journal of Stevenson Studies volume 10

# In 2013 Nigel became an ambassador for Dame Hannah Rogers Trust supporting mixed disability communities in south Devon and made the 2014 Radio 4 Appeal for the Mental Health Foundation.

# This year Nigel will be giving a talk on ‘Inspirations’ at the National Library of Scotland, and hosting the third Robert Louis Stevenson day in Edinburgh. (November 13th)

# Also in November Nigel will be conducting a ‘Creating Character’ week, at the Arvon Foundation, with Stella Duffy.