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Phil Nichol

Edinburgh Award Winner


“There is no point in trying to describe the experience, every Nichol gig is unique of course, it has to be lived, you just have to be there, to absorb the atmosphere he creates and of course laugh until the stomach muscles ache for they surely will.” One4Review ★★★★★
“Phil Nichol is a born entertainer…Phil is a multi-faceted performer meaning he can do everything from musical comedy to one-liners, storytelling, characterisation, black comedy, blue comedy — you name it.” The Scotsman ★★★★★

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 unparalleled. With a surreal edge to 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. Phil’s assured and award winning performances in his theatrical work have attracted critical accolades and see him in great demand as an actor.

 

AWARDS

Chortle Awards 2017

Best Club Comic (Nominee)

Chortle Awards 2013

Best Club Comic (Nominee)

Chortle Awards 2010

Best Headliner (Nominee)

Chortle Awards 2007

Best Headliner (Nominee)

Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2006

Best Comedy Show (Winner)



WINNER: HOLY FLYING CIRCUS FOR BEST ORIGINAL PROGRAMME THE BROADCAST AWARDS 2013

NOMINATED: HOLY FLYING CIRCUS FOR BEST SINGLE DRAMA AT THE BROADCAST AWARDS 2013

NOMINATED: HOLY FLYING CIRCUS FOR BEST SINGLE DRAMA AT BAFTA 2012

WINNER: SOMEWHERE BENEATH IT ALL, A SMALL FIRE BURNS STILL AT SCOTSMAN FRINGE FIRST AWARDS 2011

NOMINATED: BEST HEADLINER AT THE CHORTLE AWARDS 2010, 2006, & 2002

WINNER: EDDIE AWARD FOR IF.COM AWARDS 2006

NOMINATED: ACTING EXCELLENCE AT THE STAGE AWARDS 2006

WINNER: ACTING EXCELLENCE AT THE STAGE AWARDS 2005

WINNER: BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT FOR NZ COMEDY GUILD AWARDS 2003

NOMINATED: THINGS I LIKE, I LICK AT THE PERRIER AWARDS 2002

NOMINATED: BEST MALE CIRCUIT COMIC AT THE CHORTLE AWARDS 2002

WINNER: BEST COMEDY PERFORMER FOR TIME OUT 1998

NOMINATED: CORKY AND THE JUICE PIGS AT THE PERRIER AWARDS 1993

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