Nicky began his show-business career as a front-man in Rock & Pop bands on the club and pub scene with such names as ‘The Jet Blacks’, ‘The Renegades’, ‘The Atlantics’, ‘The Vortex’ and ‘Common Bond’ to name a few.
Embarking on a solo career, Nicky soon had a strong reputation as 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 acolade of nine clubland awards in a seven year period.
TV appearances include Compere of BBC2’s ‘Pints and Puchini’ and recently starring on the Sky TV show ‘The New Comedians’ shown throughout Europe, and is now on it’s fourth repeat series.
Nicky also has strong vocal talents and one of his great loves is songwriting. He is also owner of Shellbell Publishing, with an album release of his own, several tracks of which are used by other well-known entertainers.
His composition ‘When a were a lad’ has been recorded by Ther 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 organisation ‘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.