Nick Walker

Nick is a writer, producer, and director. His plays and short stories are regularly featured on BBC Radio 4, including 3 series of The First King of Mars (starring Peter Capaldi), 3 series of The Bigger Issues, and 5 series of his Scandinavian thriller, Annika Stranded, starring Nicola Walker. He is director of independent radio company Top Dog which produces many new comedy writers and whose recent series The Music Teacher was nominated for a Writers Guild of Great Britain award. He is the author of two critically acclaimed novels Blackbox and Helloland and was co-founder of Talking Birds, a Coventry-based theatre company whose work has been presented across the UK, Europe, and the USA. Nick was recently the Director of The Core at Corby Cube, a performing arts centre in the East Midlands, which produced a range of work by new writers. He has worked with some of the country’s leading independent theatre companies including Action Hero, Stan’s Cafe, Insomniac, Debbie Isitt’s Snarling Beasties, NoFit State, Bootworks, and Kiln. Recent theatre work includes new writing commissions for the Oxford Playhouse, Birmingham Rep, and the Belgrade Theatre, including the popular football hit We Love You City. He is currently working on a commission from the BBC on a new crime drama series.