Nicholas Burns (actor)
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|Born||1977 (age 36–37)
Nicholas Burns (born 1977) is an English actor, best known for his comic performance as the title character in Nathan Barley. He has also played Martin in Benidorm and Alex in No Heroics, as well as making appearances alongside various Nathan Barley co-stars in The Mighty Boosh and The IT Crowd.
In addition to starring as the title character in Nathan Barley, Burns appeared in an advertising poster for a fictional phone, the Wasp T12 Speechtool, to promote the TV series.
Beyond Nathan Barley he has had recurring roles in the TV series Absolute Power, Roman's Empire and the sketch show Man Stroke Woman. He also made an appearance in The Mighty Boosh as the ruler of the planet Xooberon; in The IT Crowd as Jerome, the director of a musical called Gay!; and in episode "At Bertram's Hotel" of Marple as Jack and Joel Britten. Burns also turned up as an Aussie tennis coach in The McClintock Factor, a mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of the former media tycoon and internet blogger Jeremy McClintock.
His stage credits include Much Ado About Nothing at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre, the satire The Madness of George Dubya and Ghost Stories, both of which transferred to London's West End, Penelope Skinner's The Village Bike at the Royal Court, The Recruiting Officer at the Donmar Warehouse and Pinero's The Magistrate at the Royal National Theatre, a production included in Season 4 of National Theatre Live.
In April 2013 it was announced that he would be returning to Benidorm as Martin Wheedon for series 6 of the show in 2013.
|The Bill||Simon Beaumont||ITV||Series 18 Episode 16 "005"|
|Manchild||Max||BBC Two||Series 2 Episode 4|
|The Inspector Lynley Mysteries||Mick Cambrey||BBC||Series 2 Episode 3 "A Suitable Vengeance"|
|Cambridge Spies||Rightwing Student||BBC One||Episode 1|
|Absolute Power||Nick Mayer||BBC Two|
|A Touch of Frost||D.C. Tranter||ITV||Series 11 Episode 22 "Dancing in the Dark"|
|Swiss Toni||BBC Three||Series 2 Episode 2 "Speed Date"|
|The Mighty Boosh||The King||BBC||Series 2 Episode 4 "Fountain of Youth"|
|Nathan Barley||Nathan Barley||Channel 4|
|Man Stroke Woman||Various||BBC Three||Sketch show|
|Fear of Fanny||Christopher||BBC Four||Drama|
|Marple||Jack & Joel Britten||ITV||Series 3 Episode 1 "At Bertram's Hotel"|
|Roman's Empire||Seb||BBC Two|
|The IT Crowd||Jerome||Channel 4||Series 2 Episode 1 "The Work Outing"|
|Comedy Showcase||Rick Parish||Channel 4||Series 1 Episode 1 "Other People"|
|Never Better||Charlie||BBC Two||Series 1 Episode 5 "First Week Euphoria"|
|No Heroics||The Hotness||ITV2|
|Monday Monday||Nathan||ITV||Series 1 Episode 3|
|Misfits||PC Wilson||E4||Series 1 Episode 2|
|The Sinking of the Laconia||Captain Coutts||BBC Productions||Television film|
|The Crimson Field (TV series)||Major Gerard Yelling||BBC One|
|2006||Born Equal||Michael||TV Movie|
|2006||Hard to Swallow||Steve||low-budget|
|2008||Albert's Speech||Albert||short (15 minutes)|
|2012||Eggbox||Mr. Bruce||TV Movie|
|2013||The World's End||Collaborator|
|2013||The Tractate Middoth||George Earle||TV Movie|
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