"Nicholas Courtney"

16 December 1929 – 22 February 2011
and will be greatly missed, below is the bio as
it originally appeared.

The Voice of God


Nicholas Courtney, actor, writer and director, was the only choice for this part. As well as his voice Nick also brought comedic timing with a dry sense of humour, all managing to convey authority and despair with a hint of a smile.

Winner of the Margaret Rutherford Medal at the Webber Douglas School of Dramatic Arts in 1952 and all time cult hero, Nick’s distinguished career has seen him in long running TV shows as either a regular or guest artist. These include: The Saint; The Avengers; Only Fools and Horses; Harry Hill; Then Churchill said to Me; Randal and Hopkirk (Deceased); Jason King; All Creatures Great and Small; The Bill; Shelly; French Fields and, Doctor Who.

Film credits include: Jenny’s War and Bulls Eye. Has appeared on stage with Donald Wolfit and Celia Johnson.

Nick has also been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company and has served on the Council of British Actors Equity.




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