Nigel Jonathan Spivey (born October 16, 1958) is a British academic. He teaches classical art and archaeology at the University of Cambridge, where he is a Fellow of Emmanuel College. He has written extensively on the Etruscans and on the Olympic Games.
He has presented various television series:
- For BBC: How Art Made the World, 2005
- For ITV: Digging for Jesus, 2005
- For Channel 5: Kings and Queens, and Heroes of World War II.
- Songs On Bronze: Greek Myths Retold (2005)
- Panorama of the Classical World (With Michael Squire) (2004)
- Etruscan Art (1997)
- Greek Art (1997)
- Understanding Greek Sculpture
- The Ancient Olympics: War minus the shooting (2004)