Andy Nyman is an award-winning actor, writer and director who has earned acclaim from both critics and audiences for his work in theatre, film and television.
In 2010 Andy & Jeremy Dyson created the smash hit play Ghost Stories, which Andy starred in as well as them both co-writing & co-directing. Ghost Stories has now had three West End runs as well as productions being mounted all over the world. Last year saw the release of the film version of Ghost Stories. Like the play, the film was written and directed by Andy & Jeremy Dyson. Andy stars alongside Martin Freeman, Alex Lawther & Paul Whitehouse. The film has been hailed as a ‘The Best British Horror Film for years’ and a ‘Modern Horror Classic’.
Andy is also one of the co-writers and creators of the acclaimed TV shows Derren Brown – Mind Control & Trick of the Mind. He and the show won a Silver Rose at The 2003 Montreux Television Festival – one of highest accolades any writer and Television programme can receive. He also co wrote and co directed 6 of Derren Brown’s stage shows winning the ‘Best Entertainment’ Olivier Award for Derren Brown – Something Wicked This Way Comes and the New York Drama Desk Award for ‘Best Unique Theatrical Event 2017’ for Derren Brown – Secret. The show transferred to the Cort theatre on Broadway in 2019.
In 2021, Andy and Jeremy wrote an episode for season 2 of Amazon’s Good Omens. They have signed a two-novel deal with Hodder.
Their next film script The Samael is now with Warp Films and will be directed by Andy & Jeremy within the next 12 months.
Andy’s two books The Golden Rules of Acting and More Golden Rules of Acting have become a bestsellers within the acting world.
His most recent acting work in the theatre includes his Olivier nominated performance as Tevye in the West End production of Trevor Nunn’s Fiddler on the Roof. Prior to that was Martin McDonnagh’s Hangmen, the highly acclaimed revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Abigail’s Party in the West End.
Andy’s extensive film credits include his critically acclaimed performance as Dan in the Oscar winning Renée Zellweger film Judy. His other film credits include The Commuter, Death at a Funeral, Kick-Ass 2, The Glass Man, Black Death, The Brother’s Bloom, Severance, and Shut Up and Shoot Me, for which Andy won the ‘Best Actor’ award at the prestigious Cherbourg Film Festival in France in 2006. Next year Andy will be seen playing opposite Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in the new Disney blockbuster Jungle Cruise.
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