Nicky is a highly talented comedian , equally at home on stage at a cabaret venue , or entertaining as an After Dinner Speaker at big sporting functions, Nicky began his show-business career as a front-man in Rock & Pop bands before embarking on a solo career, He soon built a strong reputation as a polished comedian on the club circuit and is now rated as one of “The Best in the Business” achieving the accolade of nine clubland awards in a seven year period.
TV appearances include Compere of BBC 2’s Pints & Puchini, and starring on the SKY TV show “The New Comedians” shown throughout Europe, and is now in its fourth Repeat series. Nicky also has strong vocal talents, and one of his great loves is song writing. He is also owner of Shellbell Publishing, with an album release of his own, several tracks of which are use by other well-known artistes. His composition “When A Were A Lad” has been recorded by The Houghton Weavers, in the UK, and by Barnbrack in Ireland. The song is also part of Tom O’Connor’s show.
Another of Nicky’s past activities has been organising Celebrity Golf Days and Concerts for the benefit of cancer charities, and the organization Clubland against Cancer was founded by Nicky himself.
Nicky has spoken and performed on the after-dinner comedy circuit at hundreds of sporting and celebration dinners, and has worked successfully alongside most of the star recognised speaking sportsmen on the After-dinner circuit in the United Kingdom.