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Peter Nichols

 
Peter Nichols Headshot
Date of Birth: July 31, 1927 (95)

Birth Place: ENGLAND
 

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Source Material
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist

 
Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright
Source Material
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist

Peter Nichols Awards and Nominations

 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Foreign Play Gold Star
Peter Nichols, Privates on Parade
 
Olivier Awards - 1982 - Musical of the Year Gold Star
Peter NicholsPoppy
 
Olivier Awards - 1981 - Play of the Year
Peter NicholsPassion Play
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Comedy of the Year
Peter NicholsBorn In The Gardens
 
Olivier Awards - 1977 - Comedy of the Year Gold Star
Peter Nichols, Privates On Parade
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1975 - Outstanding New Foreign Play
Peter Nichols, The National Health
 
Tony Awards - 1975 - Best Play
Peter Nichols, The National Health
 
Tony Awards - 1968 - Best Play
Peter Nichols, Joe Egg

Peter Nichols News

Odyssey Theatre to Present A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG in October Photo Odyssey Theatre to Present A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble will present a compelling revival of Nichols’ semi-autobiographical dark comedy, directed by Ethan Maniquis. Public previews begin October 5. Performances will continue through November 21 at the Odyssey’s three-theater complex in West L.A.

33rd Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival Announced Photo 33rd Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2022

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television, and Theatre announced the 33rd Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival, in the Browning Cinema at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, January 21 through 23.   

Photo Flash: See Courtney Act, Monet X Change and More of the Cast of DEATH DROP Photo Photo Flash: See Courtney Act, Monet X Change and More of the Cast of DEATH DROP
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2020

Murder can be such a Drag…! This brand new killer comedy, Death Drop, opening at the Garrick Theatre on 4 December 2020 is an historic West End first. Starring RuPaul’s Drag Race superstars Courtney Act and Monét X Change, along with a full drag cast in this new hilarious murder mystery - this show is like nothing you’ve seen before!

Courtney Act and Monét X Change Will Star in DEATH DROP at The Garrick Theatre Photo Courtney Act and Monét X Change Will Star in DEATH DROP at The Garrick Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2020

Murder can be such a Drag! This brand new killer comedy, Death Drop, opening at the Garrick Theatre on 3 December 2020 is an historic West End first. Starring RuPaula's Drag Race superstars Courtney Act and Monét X Change, along with a full drag cast in this new hilarious murder mystery - this show is like nothing you've seen on the West End stage ever before! 

Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Movie Musicals That Are Better Then the Stage Show Photo Staff Picks: BroadwayWorld Selects Movie Musicals That Are Better Then the Stage Shows
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 14, 2020

Need inspiration? The BroadwayWorld team has come together to help guide your musical quarantine journey. Today, we bring you just a few recommendations for: A movie musical that's better than the stage show...

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For SNOW WHITE at Richmond Theatre Photo Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For SNOW WHITE at Richmond Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2019

Richmond Theatre have today announced that comedian, writer, actor and presenter Jo Brand will lead the cast of this year's spectacular family pantomime, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, alongside returning funny man Jon Clegg with hilarious panto dame Jason Sutton from Sat 7 Dec 2019 ‚Äď Sun 5 Jan 2020. Press are invited to attend for review on Thursday 12th December at 7pm.

Casting Announced For Peter Nichols: A Celebration At Trafalgar Studios Photo Casting Announced For Peter Nichols: A Celebration At Trafalgar Studios
by Stephi Wild - Nov 20, 2019

It's been announced today that the Game of Thrones and Endeavour actor Roger Allam will lead a host of star names in a tribute show to celebrate one of the greatest playwrights of our generation - Peter Nichols: A Celebration will take place at Trafalgar Studios on Wednesday 27th November.

The British Library And Trafalgar Theatre Productions Present PETER NICHOLS: A CELEBR Photo The British Library And Trafalgar Theatre Productions Present PETER NICHOLS: A CELEBRATION
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2019

In collaboration with the British Library and the critically-acclaimed production of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Trafalgar Studios is very excited to be presenting a celebration of Peter Nichols' works in this special event on Wednesday 27th November.

Photo Flash: First Look at Jo Brand in SNOW WHITE at Richmond Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Jo Brand in SNOW WHITE at Richmond Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2019

Richmond Theatre have today announced that comedian, writer, actor and presenter Jo Brand will lead the cast of this year's spectacular family pantomime, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, alongside returning funny man Jon Clegg with hilarious panto dame Jason Sutton from Sat 7 Dec 2019 ‚Äď Sun 5 Jan 2020. Press are invited to attend for review on Thursday 12th December at 7pm.

Clive Owen Will Star in LISEY'S STORY With Julianne Moore Photo Clive Owen Will Star in LISEY'S STORY With Julianne Moore
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 10, 2019

Variety reports that actor Clive Owen has joined 'Lisey's Story' at Apple, which is based on the Stephen King book. Julianne Moore also stars.

Peter Nichols Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: PRIVATES ON PARADE's Simon Green and Kirk Jameson Talk Sondheim, TH VideoBWW TV Exclusive: PRIVATES ON PARADE's Simon Green and Kirk Jameson Talk Sondheim, THE KANDER AND EBB REVUE, and More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 19, 2017

Simon Green chats to director Kirk Jameson about highlights from his impressive 30 year career, including winning a Drama Desk Award, working with Steven Sondheim and his upcoming performance as Captain Terri Dennis in Privates on Parade at the Union Theatre. Check out the exclusive interview below!


Peter Nichols Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Peter Nichols written?
Peter Nichols has written 6 shows including Georgy (Source Material), The National Health (Playwright), Privates on Parade (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Poppy (Bookwriter/Lyricist), Passion (Playwright), A Day in the Death of Joe Egg (Playwright).

What awards has Peter Nichols been nominated for?
Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Privates on Parade , Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Poppy , Play of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Passion Play , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Born In The Gardens , Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Privates On Parade , Outstanding New Foreign Play (Drama Desk Awards) for The National Health Best Play (Tony Awards) for The National Health and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Joe Egg .

What awards has Peter Nichols won?
Best Foreign Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Privates on Parade Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Poppyand Comedy of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Privates On Parade.