New shows, writing and releases

Rainsmoke, new psych band. First single Mean Meanwhile released with lyrics and vocals by Nigel Planer.

Neil's Heavy Concept Album re-released after thirty years on Esoteric Records


Adios old Cuba Enjoying the crumbling but quirky island one last time before the ‘Yankee’ tourist invasion. Nigel visits Cuba for the Mail on Sunday.

Catalunyan Experience 2015 Travel programme for Catalunya TV round Barcelona and Catalunya, where The Young Ones is still repeated on TV as “Als Joves”.


Nigel plays Sanford Shamiro (Matt le Blanc’s lawyer) in Series Four of Episodes, released in 2015.


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


Nigel Planer's Paul character from Fistful of Travellers Cheques is interviewed by Peter Richardson thirty years on: Life of Paul

See new, never and rarely viewed Neil videos on YouTube: Neil's phychedelic herbal tea and Neil goes to Woodstock


I, AN ACTOR new edition out now, with Foreword by Steve Coogan

Huffington Post article on Rajashtan Ganesh the God of Travel

Burn Burn Burn  Feature film with Jack Farthing, Laura Carmichael, Julian Rhynd-Tutt. BBB Films. Great new Brit film comedy about dying young.

Series FOUR of Gloomsbury (Radio 4) with Miriam Margolyes and Alison Steadman, Out from APRIL 3rd 2017. Series 1-3 now availabe on BBC Audio.

Nicholas Craig’s classic acting masterclass series; How to be a travel presenter now available on You Tube.