Cast & Creatives

Nigel Havers

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Nigel Havers

Nigel has appeared in the last eight pantomime seasons at The London Palladium.

Theatre credits include: The Importance of Being Earnest and Harold Pinter’s Family Voices, both directed by Sir Peter Hall for the National Theatre. West End appearances include Conduct Unbecoming, Richard II and Man and Superman for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Nigel played Serge in both the touring and London productions of Art at Wyndham’s Theatre, and subsequently has appeared in hugely successful touring productions of Rebecca, Alan Bennett’s Single Spies, Nick Fisher’s comedy Basket Case, Ricochet, Season’s Greetings and most recently Private Lives. Nigel also performed the role of Algernon Moncrieff in The Importance of Being Earnest on tour following a successful run at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Extensive Television credits include: Ruth, Meet the Richardsons, Upstairs Downstairs, The Glittering Prizes, Pennies from Heaven, A Horseman Riding By, Nancy Astor, Churchill: The Wilderness Years, Don’t Wait Up, The Charmer, A Perfect Hero, Sleepers and two series of The Good Guys, DestinyThe Life of Elizabeth Taylor, Bridge of Time, Murder Most Horrid, Element of Doubt, The Heart Surgeon, Dangerfield as Dr. Jonathan Paige, Murder in Mind, Manchild, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Brothers and Sisters, Lunch Monkeys, Coronation Street, Lord Hepworth in Downton Abbey, The Life Of Rock with Brian Pern, Stop/Start, Benidorm, Timewasters, Murder On The Blackpool Express, Better Things, The Cockfields, All Creatures Great & Small and Finding Alice.

Nigel’s film credits include Hugh Hudson’s Chariots of Fire, David Lean’s A Passage to India, Steven Spielberg’s Empire of the Sun, and Claude Chabrol’s Quiet Days in Clichy. He also starred with Michael Caine in The Whistle Blower and with Nick Nolte in Farewell to the King.