Andy Nyman is an award-winning actor, director and writer who has earned acclaim from both critics and audiences for his work in theatre, film and television.
Andy’s ‘hobby’ of magic has given his some of his most unexpected and wonderful adventures. He is best known in the magic world as one of the creators of the acclaimed TV and theatre shows of Derren Brown. Their working relationship of over 20 years has created some of the most groundbreaking and memorable mentalism ever. The TV shows won Derren and Andy a Silver Rose at The 2003 Montreux Television Festival. He also co wrote and co directed 8 of Derren Brown’s stage shows winning the ‘Best Entertainment’ Olivier Award for ‘Derren Brown – Something Wicked This Way Comes’ & the New York Drama Desk Award for ‘Best Unique Theatrical Event 2017’ for ‘Derren Brown – Secret’.
Andy’s has also invented many hugely popular magic products including ‘Killer Elite’ & ’The Code’. His collected works book ‘Bulletproof’ is acclaimed as a modern classic of mentalism.
He is a Member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star and in 2018 he was given the Maskelyne Award for ’Services to British Magic’.
As an actor Andy has had a remarkable career spanning over 30 years. He has appeared many on the West End many times most recently playing Tevye in Trevor Nunn’s highly acclaimed revival of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’.
Andy’s extensive television credits include playing Winston Churchill in PEAKY BLINDERS and his many film credits include the JUDY, THE COMMUTER, DEATH AT A FUNERAL, KICK-ASS 2.
Last year saw the release of ‘GHOST STORIES’. Based on their 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’. It played all over the world including doing very well in Italy.
Andy’s books ‘The Golden Rules of Acting’ & ‘More Golden Rules of Acting’ have become a bestsellers within the acting world.