Nickolas Grace
British actor
Nickolas Grace
Nickolas Grace is an English actor known for his roles on television, including Anthony Blanche in the acclaimed ITV adaptation of Brideshead Revisited, and the Sheriff of Nottingham in the 1980s series Robin of Sherwood. Grace also played Dorien Green's husband Marcus in the 1990s British comedy series Birds of a Feather.
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Acorn Provides Details, 3D Package Art for 'Set 18' on DVD - TVShowsOnDVD.com
Google News - over 5 years
Guest stars include Margaret Tyzack, Jenny Agutter, Nickolas Grace, Caroline Blakiston, Paul Shelley, and Paul Chapman. "The British rural version of Law & Order" - San Francisco Chronicle Acorn Media is preparing a September 6th DVD release of
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Priceless Viliains and an Excellent Supporting Cast in 'Robin of Sherwood: Set 1' - PopMatters
Google News - over 5 years
When Robin's adopted father is murdered years later by the evil Sheriff of Nottingham (a deliciously evil Nickolas Grace), Robin takes to Sherwood Forest and soon finds himself the unexpected leader of a band that's part fugitive outlaws,
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Bewdley Festival line-up revealed - Kidderminster Shuttle
Google News - over 5 years
The seductively-spoken Fenella Fielding will join Nigel Anthony and Nickolas Grace in Dearest Nancy, Darling Evelyn. Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh, known to John Betjeman, Cecil Beaton and the Windsors, were two of the most remarkable literary figures
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Blu-ray review "Robin of Sherwood" is high adventure in high def - Wicked Local
Google News - over 5 years
Now available on Blu-ray from Acorn Media, the series, which starred Michael Praed as medieval scofflaw Robin Hood, still delights with its action-filled take on Robin's exploits against the snarling Sheriff of Nottingham (Nickolas Grace,
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Robin of Sherwood Set 1 on Blu-ray : Villains & Magic - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
The slightly insane Sheriff of Nottingham (Nickolas Grace, An Ideal Husband, Brideshead Revisited) is a frequent thorn in their side, as is his dim-witted minion, Sir Guy of Gisburne (Robert Addie, Excalibur, Intimacy)
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BBC,PBS Debuts: Beloved British Comedy,Compelling Documentary,Outstanding ... - Hollywood Today Newsmagazine
Google News - over 5 years
Broadcast on PBS and Showtime as Robin Hood, the superb ensemble cast features Michael Praed (Dynasty) as Robin of Loxley, Ray Winstone (Sexy Beast, Indiana Jones, The Departed) as Will Scarlet, and Nickolas Grace (Brideshead Revisited) as Sheriff of
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Robin of Sherwood: Set 1 - DVD Talk
Google News - over 5 years
Here's they are hunted by both Guy of Gisbourne and the Abbot's brother, the Sheriff of Nottingham (Nickolas Grace). Also in the mix is Lady Marion of Leaford (Judi Trott). She's an orphan whose father owned a large estate which would go to whoever
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BBC Robin of Sherwood Legend & New Tricks Crime Series Debuts on DVD & Blu-ray - Hollywood Today Newsmagazine
Google News - almost 6 years
... Praed (Dynasty) as Robin of Loxley, Ray Winstone (Sexy Beast, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Departed) as seething-mad Will Scarlet, and Nickolas Grace (Brideshead Revisited) as the greedy, conniving Sheriff of Nottingham
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British TV and Best Documentaries Released on DVD & Blu-Ray - Hollywood Today Newsmagazine
Google News - almost 6 years
Broadcast on PBS and Showtime as Robin Hood, the superb ensemble cast features Michael Praed (Dynasty) as Robin of Loxley, Ray Winstone (Sexy Beast, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Departed) as Will Scarlet, and Nickolas Grace
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FILM; Revisiting 'Brideshead Revisited'
NYTimes - over 8 years
THE images from the 11-episode mini-series are still vivid, 27 years later. Louche young Oxford students in crisp linen suits (and one teddy bear) drinking endless cocktails. A spectacular country estate, dripping with treasures and crackling with religious, sexual and dynastic tensions. A delicately beautiful Jeremy Irons. It is those lingering
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Cinderella's Convertible, The Prince On a Cycle
NYTimes - about 15 years
If Barbie can do ''The Nutcracker,'' why shouldn't Beeban Kidron reinvent ''Cinderella'' as a quirky, independent film? Shopping may be slow this Christmas, but there's an abundance of holiday specials, and anything goes. On HBO's '' 'Twas the Night,'' a charming homage to Clement C. Moore's classic ''Visit From St. Nicholas,'' Macy Gray gives a
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CRITIC' NOTEBOOK; Truth Is Fine, Wit Is Divine
NYTimes - over 16 years
MORE than a century ago, an eccentrically dressed young Irishman on a lecture tour cast his image across that vast reflective surface known as the United States. And the United States, being an obliging young nation in such matters, threw his image back to him in a form even larger and more colorful than the original. Newspapers on both sides of
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FILM; Great Literature. Period Costumes. That Is So Cool.
NYTimes - over 17 years
IN Oliver Parker's slick new screen adaptation of ''An Ideal Husband,'' one of Oscar Wilde's lesser-known stage comedies, all of the well-heeled characters, played by such of-the-moment film actors as Rupert Everett, Cate Blanchett and Minnie Driver, gather for an evening in the theater. The camera shifts fleetly from box seat to box seat,
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FILM REVIEW; Computer Hustlers, Horses and Helium
NYTimes - almost 19 years
The ghosts of Swinging England who scurry through the recent romantic comedy ''Sliding Doors'' do a frenzied frug in ''Shooting Fish,'' Stefan Schwartz's effervescent farce about a pair of likable con men and their charming Girl Friday. This aggressively whimsical fairy tale about a pair of grown-up orphans who rob from the rich to give to the poor
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FILM REVIEW;Tormentors' Cruel Acts, In the Bedroom and Out
NYTimes - almost 21 years
Equating imperious sexual cruelty with a totalitarian mind-set, Nicolas Roeg's film "Two Deaths" makes one of the riskiest comparisons that a serious movie could formulate between private behavior and public deportment. Yes, we know power corrupts, and we've all heard stories about pedophilic dictators and sadistic generalissimos. But how
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FILM REVIEW; The Dark Side of Genius and Its Supporting Cast
NYTimes - about 22 years
T. S. Eliot was a genius and a prig -- not an endearing combination in life, and not an easy one to portray on screen. Willem Dafoe, whose usual screen presence is hot and passionate, is one of the last actors who come to mind to play him. But as "Tom and Viv" tells the ghastly story of Eliot's marriage to Vivien Haigh-Wood, Mr. Dafoe's stunningly
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Review/Film; A Homage Of Sorts To Hammett, For Children
NYTimes - about 26 years
"Diamond's Edge" is a mild-mannered English spy spoof for children -- a harmless but self-defeating genre. Its tricky plot turns on a few little questions. Why is a dwarf named Johnny Naples murdered for a box of malted milk balls? How will the candy lead to a cache of diamonds? Why does Nick Diamond, boy detective, have a professional private-eye
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HOME VIDEO/NEW RELEASES
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: The Wicker Man Starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland, Ingrid Pitt. Directed by Robin Hardy. 1974. Magnum Entertainment. 102 minutes. $59.98. Rated R. The Wicker Man Starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland, Ingrid Pitt. Directed by Robin Hardy. 1974. Magnum Entertainment. 102
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Review/Operetta; 'H.M.S. Pinafore' Sails In
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: The English Savoyard tradition is undergoing a sea change, with London companies being reorganized, and hallowed, not to say creaky, performance styles being rethought. Yet judging from the cheerful but rather becalmed production of ''H.M.S. Pinafore'' by the New Sadler's Wells Opera, which opened Tuesday night at the City The English
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MUSIC; A 'Pinafore' Sails In On a Fresh Breeze
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: What is the British theater coming to? A current hit at London's National Theater dares to have Queen Elizabeth II represented on the stage. And the New Sadler's Wells Opera production of ''H.M.S. Pinafore'' that sails into the City Center on Tuesday features a Sir Joseph Porter done as ''a wicked takeoff of our own dear Prince of Wales,'' as
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Nickolas Grace
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2009
    Age 61
    On 29 July 2009 he appeared on the UK version of Dragons Den as the proposed director of a new touring musical based around the life of Dusty Springfield.
    More Details Hide Details He has a recurring role in some Doctor Who audio plays, produced by Big Finish as a Time Lord ally of the Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller, (Paul McGann and Sheridan Smith) in the plays Human Resources, Sisters of the Flame and Vengeance of Morbius. He portrayed Albert Einstein in the Doctor Who short "Death is the Only Answer". In 2012, Grace starred in Chariots of Fire, the stage adaptation of the film of the same title. In it he played the Master of Trinity College at Cambridge University, the role originated on screen by John Gielgud.
  • FORTIES
  • 1991
    Age 43
    He played Cole Porter in A Swell Party at the Vaudeville in 1991-92 and appeared in Ken Russell's production of Princess Ida for ENO at the Coliseum Theatre in 1992.
    More Details Hide Details Following a recurring role in 1993 as the unnamed 'Consultant' on Victor Lewis-Smith's loosely hospital-based sketch show Inside Victor Lewis-Smith, Grace played Marcus Green, the long-suffering husband of Dorien in Birds of a Feather, in a couple of episodes between 1989 and 1997. He has also appeared three times in the BBC Sitcom My Family. Grace played Underling the Butler in The Drowsy Chaperone with Elaine Paige at the Novello Theatre, which ended its run on 4 August 2007.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1982
    Age 34
    He then began working in operetta, playing Koko in The Mikado and Joseph Porter in HMS Pinafore for Sadler's Wells Opera in repertoire from 1982 until 1986.
    More Details Hide Details Grace was Harry Hamilton-Paul in the film Heat and Dust (1983). It was around this time that he took the role of Robert de Rainault, the Sheriff of Nottingham, in ITV's Robin of Sherwood (1983-86). Grace's theatre work in the late 1980s and early 1990s included Jenkins' Ear by Dusty Hughes at the Royal Court in 1986, Bernstein's Candide (Old Vic/Scottish Opera/BBC) in 1988-89 and The Mystery of Irma Vep at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester (1990), which transferred to the Ambassadors Theatre.
  • 1981
    Age 33
    Following the success of Brideshead Revisited on television, he played Richard II at the Young Vic in 1981, and Mozart in Amadeus with Frank Finlay at Her Majesty's Theatre in 1982.
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  • 1979
    Age 31
    Grace secured the part of the flamboyant aesthete Anthony Blanche in Brideshead Revisited, which filmed off and on from 1979 to 1981.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1976
    Age 28
    Back at the RSC from 1976-78 he appeared as Dromio of Ephesus in Trevor Nunn's first ever musical, The Comedy of Errors (with Judi Dench, Michael Williams and Roger Rees), Hitler in Schweik and Witwoud in The Way of the World, directed by John Barton.
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  • 1975
    Age 27
    He then played Hamlet for the opening of the Playhouse, Derby in 1975.
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  • 1972
    Age 24
    He joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1972, and in 1973 played Aumerle there in the Ian Richardson/Richard Pasco Richard II, which transferred to Broadway.
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  • 1969
    Age 21
    Grace made his theatrical debut in weekly rep in Frinton-on-Sea, Essex in 1969, and appeared in Trevor Peacock's Erb later that year, which transferred to the Strand Theatre in spring 1970, his first appearance in the West End.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1947
    Born
    Born on November 21, 1947.
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