Nick is a playwright who won the prestigious George Devine Award in 2009 with his play If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet. This was produced at the Bush Theatre in October 2009, directed by Josie Rourke and starring Rafe Spall. It then went to the Roundabout Theatre, New York, in 2012, starring Academy Award nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Michael Longhurst.
Nick studied at the Central School of Speech and
Drama and the University of York. He made his debut at the Royal Court theatre in September 2010 with his comedy Wanderlust and is currently under commission at Paines Plough, the Royal Court and Manhattan Theatre Club/Alfred P Sloan Foundation writing a new play about Nobel prize winning mathematician, Paul Dirac. He is also playwright in residence at the Donmar Warehouse.
In January 2012, Nick's play Constellations opened at the Royal Court Upstairs starring Rafe Spall and Sally Hawkins directed by Michael Longhurst. Constellations transferred to the West End in November 2012. It received universally glowing reviews and won the Evening Standard Best Play Award and was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Play. Constellations transfers to Broadway in late 2014, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Michael Longhurst.
In August 2013 Nick's dark comedy The Same Deep Water As Me premièred at the Donmar Warehouse, starring Nigel Lindsay and Daniel Mays. It was nominated for the 2014 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy.