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Jimmy Nail is a BAFTA-nominated English actor, singer, musician and writer. His first TV role, as 'Oz' in "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet" (1983-2004) brought public and critical acclaim. Nail went on to create, produce and star in two hugely successful UK TV series, "Spender" (1990-94) and "Crocodile Shoes" ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Jackie White

Jimmy Nail Movies

Morons from Outer Space
 
[1985]
Desmond Brock
Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf
 
[1985]
Dom
Diamond's Edge
 
[1988]
Boyle
Dream Demon
 
[1988]
Paul Lawrence
Crusoe
 
[1988]
Tatik
Evita
 
[1996]
Agustín Magaldi
Still Crazy
 
[1998]
Les Wickes
Swing
 
[1999]
Arthur

Jimmy Nail TV Shows

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet
 
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Oz Osborne
Parents of the Band
 
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Phil
Spender
 
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Freddie Spender

Jimmy Nail Biography

Jimmy Nail is a BAFTA-nominated English actor, singer, musician and writer. His first TV role, as 'Oz' in "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet" (1983-2004) brought public and critical acclaim. Nail went on to create, produce and star in two hugely successful UK TV series, "Spender" (1990-94) and "Crocodile Shoes" (1994-97). After playing Agustin Magaldi alongside Madonna and Antonio Banderas in Alan Parker's feature film, Evita (1996) he co-starred as Les Wickes in Brian Gibson's Still Crazy (1998).

He has released a number of albums including 1991's 'Growing Up In Public,√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ and 1995√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs multi-platinum 'Crocodile Shoes'. His television series have received five BAFTA nominations, a Golden Globe nomination, and an Ivor Novello nomination. "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet" was voted Most Popular British Drama Series of the Decade by ITV viewers.

In 2005 Nail's autobiography, A Northern Soul, was published by Penguin and in 2008 Nail created and starred in "Parents of the Band," a comedy series for BBC1.





Jimmy Nail News

Broadway Rewind: Sting Sails THE LAST SHIP to Broadway Photo Broadway Rewind: Sting Sails THE LAST SHIP to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, when Sting was preparing to bring The Last Ship to Broadway. The Last Ship played for 105 performances at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it opened on October 26. 

ONE NIGHT IN DUBLIN Will Embark on UK Tour Featuring The Wild Murphys Photo ONE NIGHT IN DUBLIN Will Embark on UK Tour Featuring The Wild Murphys
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020

After a hugely successful 2019 UK Tour, ONE NIGHT IN DUBLIN heads back out on the road in 2020, opening at the Darlington Hippodrome on 22 January. The multi-award-winning Irish band The Wild Murphys will once again be setting up their acclaimed Murphy's Pub at theatres around the country, guaranteeing one glorious night of high-energy Irish Music and more than a little bit of Irish Craic.

h Foundation Announces 2019 Exclusive Festive Online Auction To Support Young Creatives
by Marianka Swain - Nov 28, 2019

Today the h Foundation, the charitable arm of h Club London (formerly The Hospital Club) are proud to announce the return of their festive online auction. The auction, which runs for two weeks from midday on Thursday 28th November to midnight on Thursday 12th December, raises money to fund h Foundation's three flagship programmes which help support young creatives. All money raised will be match funded by the Paul G Allen Foundation.

Casting Confirmed for Sting's THE LAST SHIP at Theatre Royal, Glasgow Photo Casting Confirmed for Sting's THE LAST SHIP at Theatre Royal, Glasgow
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2018

Principal casting has been announced for the UK premiere of The Last Ship the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting which will run at Glasgow's Theatre Royal from Monday 18 until Saturday 23 June as part of a major UK tour. The show will make its UK premiere in Newcastle in March.

Richard Fleeshman, Joe McGann & More Join Sting's THE LAST SHIP UK Tour Photo Richard Fleeshman, Joe McGann & More Join Sting's THE LAST SHIP UK Tour
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 9, 2018

Principal casting has been announced for the UK premiere of The Last Ship the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting which is to premiere in the UK when it opens at Northern Stage in Newcastle on 12 March 2018.

Sting's THE LAST SHIP Is Coming To Glasgow this June Photo Sting's THE LAST SHIP Is Coming To Glasgow this June
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Last Ship the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting is to play in Glasgow this summer.

THE LAST SHIP Comes To The New Alexandra Theatre this April Photo THE LAST SHIP Comes To The New Alexandra Theatre this April
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Last Ship the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting is to premiere in the UK when it opens at Northern Stage in Newcastle on 12 March 2018. The tour includes a date at Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre from Monday 16 to Saturday 21 April 2018.

Sting's THE LAST SHIP To Launch In Newcastle March 2018 Ahead Of Major UK Tour Photo Sting's THE LAST SHIP To Launch In Newcastle March 2018 Ahead Of Major UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

The Last Ship the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting is to premiere in the UK when it opens at Northern Stage in Newcastle on 12 March 2018.

Rachel Tucker Announces Two Edinburgh Festival Fringe Dates
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 19, 2017

West End and Broadway sensation Rachel Tucker makes her debut at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe in two intimate concerts at the Pleasance

Photo Coverage: Marquee At The Dominion For THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
by Carrie Dunn - Feb 19, 2016

Jeff Wayne's musical reimagining of The War of the Worlds is currently running at the Dominion, starring David Essex, Michael Praed, Jimmy Nail, Madalena Alberto and Heidi Range.

Jimmy Nail Videos

Broadway Rewind: Sting Sails THE LAST SHIP to Broadway Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: Sting Sails THE LAST SHIP to Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, when Sting was preparing to bring The Last Ship to Broadway. The Last Ship played for 105 performances at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it opened on October 26. 

STAGE TUBE: Aaron Lazar Performs Cut Song from Sting's THE LAST SHIP at 54 Below
by Stage Tube - Mar 5, 2015

The original cast and band of Sting's musical The Last Ship reunited on the 54 Below stage earlier this week to celebrate their run with an eclectic evening themed around seafaring songs. Below, check out Aaron Lazar's performance of a cut song from the musical, titled 'You Love Her But She Loves Someone Else'!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Sting & The Cast of THE LAST SHIP's Emotional Final Curtain Call
by Robert Diamond - Jan 25, 2015

THE LAST SHIP played its final performance on Broadway on Saturday, January 24 at 8 p.m. At the conclusion of the show, its composer, and cast member Sting took to the stage to thank the cast, crew and the audience and to reflect on the show's journey. Watch below!

VIDEO: THE LAST SHIP's Sting Performs 'What Say You, Meg?' on Letterman
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 12, 2014

Sting, currently making his Broadway debut in his musical THE LAST SHIP, stopped by last night's Late Show with David Letterman to perform the ballad 'What Say You, Meg?' from the production.

BWW TV: Sting is Back on Broadway! Inside His Opening Night in THE LAST SHIP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2014

Just last night, Sting joined the cast of the musical he penned, The Last Ship, for a limited run through January 10, 2015. He will be replacing actor Jimmy Nail, who is said to have 'blessed' the move. Sting then joins Paul Simon on tour in New Zealand on January 30, 2015, making any further extensions unlikely. BroadwayWorld was there for his first official curtain call last night, and you can go inside the special night below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Sting Talks Joining THE LAST SHIP on Broadway; Plus Producer Jeffrey Seller!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 24, 2014

After making the announcement, both Sting and lead producer Jeffrey Seller sat down with BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge to give us the full scoop on how this came about, what to expect & more!

VIDEO: Sting Talks Joining THE LAST SHIP: 'I Feel I've Earned My Place In the Cast'
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 24, 2014

Sting stopped by this morning's TODAY to reveal that beginning December 9th, he will join the cast of Broadway's THE LAST SHIP as a shipyard foreman.

STAGE TUBE: THE LAST SHIP Cast Lip Syncs 'Roxanne' with Sting!
by Stage Tube - Nov 11, 2014

THE LAST SHIP - the new musical with music and lyrics by 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting and book by Tony Award-winner John Logan and Pulitzer Prize-winner Brian Yorkey opened on Broadway on October 26. In the video below, T he Broadway cast, crew, and orchestra joined together for the Official Lip Sync Video of 'Roxanne' by The Police. Sting even joined in the fun, with the help of special guest Al Roker!

VIDEO: Sting Takes 'Today's Al Roker Behind-the-Scenes of THE LAST SHIP
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 7, 2014

On this morning's TODAY, Al Roker gets a behind-the-scenes from Sting of the artist's new show THE LAST SHIP and takes the stage in costume to 'audition' for a role in the production.

VIDEO: Cast Performs 'When We Dance'; Sting Talks THE LAST SHIP on Today
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 7, 2014

Sting stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about making his Broadway debut as composer of the musical THE LAST SHIP, which is loosely based on his childhood. In addition, cast members from the show performed the number 'When We Dance.'


Jimmy Nail Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jimmy Nail been in?
Jimmy Nail has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Jimmy Nail been in?
Jimmy Nail has not appeared in the West End