John Nicholson

John Nicholson

John Nicholson is a writer, director and performer. He is Co-Artistic Director of Peepolykus, with whom he has toured throughout the UK and worldwide since 1995.

As a writer, his work includes: Treasure Island (Le Navet Bete, 2019); Dracula: The Bloody Truth (Le Navet Bete, 2017); The Massive Tragedy of Madame Bovary, co-written with Javier Marzan for Peepolykus (Liverpool Everyman, 2016); and The Hound of the Baskervilles, co-written with Steven Canny for Peepolykus (West Yorkshire Playhouse, 2007).

He has also written extensively for BBC Radio, including Richard’s Rampage, and the four-part series Trespasser’s Guide to the Classics (2015).

As an actor, he has numerous television credits, particularly across the BBC and ITV.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a gloriously funny makeover.
Peepolykus bring their exhilarating combination of verbal slapstick, visual surprise and anarchic comedy to Gustave F...
A comic retelling of the story of Dracula, from John Nicholson and Exeter-based theatre company Le Navet Bet...
A riotously comic adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic novel, originally performed by physical-comedy theatre compa...
A rip-roaring, swashbuckling, family-friendly retelling of a classic story.