In London, Nicola's recent work as an actress includes Tea with Joyce Grenfell (Old Sorting Office) and Fenton Gray Presents (Above the Stag). Current work includes: Love etc (Ripon International Festival); lyrics for Basil Brush Unleashed (Edinburgh Festival) and A Viennese Christmas Gala (British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra); and choreography for the UK Tour of An Evening of Eric & Ern. In 2018 her BBC 2 show Inside No.9 (Choreographer) won two BAFTA Awards for its creators and stars Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith and is currently available on Netflix.
West End theatre includes: Agnes in Guys and Dolls (Piccadilly, Olivier Award for Best Musical); original cast of The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s, Olivier Award for Best Musical); White Cat in Cats (New London); Reuben’s Wife in Joseph (London Palladium); the Baker's Wife in The Hunting of the Snark (Prince Edward); and Die Fledermaus (Royal Opera House). For the National Theatre, she played Vivian in Oklahoma! (Olivier & Lyceum, Olivier Award for Best Musical); and for the RSC, The Shakespeare Revue (UK Tour). Other theatre includes: Jacie Triplethree in Comic Potential and Cinderella in Into the Woods (St Andrews); Nancy in Divorce Me Darling (Chichester); Maria in The Sound of Music (Leicester Haymarket); Fay in The Boy Friend (Perth); Song & Dance (European Tour). Film and TV includes: Beauty and the Beast (Disney); Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (Universal Pictures); a new British feature film Angels in the Asylum directed by Rob Sorrenti; Sound of Music Live (ITV); The Basil Brush Show (BBC); The Singing Detective (BBC); and Fire and Ice with Torvill & Dean (LWT). Radio includes Helen in Half A Sixpence and Dolly in Bitter Sweet (BBC Radio 2).
Work as choreographer includes: Inside No.9 (BBC 2); The Late, Late Morecambe & Wise Show (BBC 1); Grey Dogs (Sky Arts); Eric and Little Ern (Vaudeville, Olivier Award Nomination for Best Entertainment) ; Into the Woods (Guildhall); Travels With My Aunt and The Lavender Hill Mob (UK Tours); An Actor’s Life for Me! (Bristol Old Vic); A Marvellous Party (Paris & Cannes); The Masque of Summer (Florence); The Best of British (Bucharest); Rags to Riches (Hampton Court Palace); and the RSC’s hit musical The Shakespeare Revue (US Tours, Off-Broadway). Nicola is a prolific lyricist and her comic songs have been heard in: The Shakespeare Revue (RSC); If All Else Fails (Chichester); Crackers and Spice (Bristol Old Vic); What the Dickens! (Tobacco Factory); New Year's Eve Gala (Buxton Opera House); Love, Life & Laughter (Bloxham Literature Festival); Love etc (Bucharest); Theatre Royal (Swan Hellenic); Transports of Delight and Anything Goes (RAC Club).