Andy Nyman

Active - 1999 - Present  |   Born - Apr 13, 1966 in Leicester, England  |   Genres - Comedy

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  • Knew that he wanted to act from the age of 12; age 15 came second in the Midland's Shakespeare Competition.
  • In 2012, played the role of Laurence in Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London; this earned him a nomination for best supporting actor at the 2013 London What's On Stage awards.
  • Is a frequent collaborator with fellow magician Derren Brown; co-wrote and co-directed four of Brown's stage shows, one of which, Enigma, was nominated for Best Entertainment at the 2010 Olivier Awards.
  • Is the co-creator, writer and director of the long-running horror play Ghost Stories with Jeremy Dyson; in 2017 directed and starred in the film adaptation of the play.