Paul Nicholas

Paul Nicholas is an English actor and singer. He started out with a pop career, but soon changed to musical theatre. Later, in the 1970s, he began an acting career. He returned to the pop charts, starring in the 1983 BBC sitcom Just Good Friends, for which he is best known. The show won a BAFTA and Nicholas was also nominated for best comedy performance. After the show ended, he returned to musical theatre and various other entertainment roles, including producing and directing. Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul Nicholas, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia​

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of The Beatles, this musical uses some big name ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Barry Gibb  •  Robin Gibb  •  Maurice Gibb  •  Paul Nicholas

A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of The Beatles, this musical uses some big name ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Barry Gibb  •  Robin Gibb  •  Maurice Gibb  •  Paul Nicholas

The Jazz Singer (1980)

Jess Robin dreams of a career in popular music, but his father, Cantor Rabinovitch, forbids it, insisting Jess live as a traditional Jew and inherit his position at the synagogue. With the help of friend and professional musician Bubba, Jess gets a chance to go to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Neil Diamond  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Lucie Arnaz  •  Catlin Adams

Jess Robin dreams of a career in popular music, but his father, Cantor Rabinovitch, forbids it, insisting Jess live as a traditional Jew and inherit his position at the synagogue. With the help of friend and professional musician Bubba, Jess gets a chance to go to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Neil Diamond  •  Laurence Olivier  •  Lucie Arnaz  •  Catlin Adams

Tommy (1975)

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A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Ann-Margret  •  Roger Daltrey  •  Elton John

A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Oliver Reed  •  Ann-Margret  •  Roger Daltrey  •  Elton John

Nutcracker (1982)

A Russian ballet dancer defects from the USSR, emigrates to England, and joins a ballet company run by a powerful, wealthy lady (Joan Collins).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anwar Kawadri
CAST:  Joan Collins  •  Carol White  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Finola Hughes

A Russian ballet dancer defects from the USSR, emigrates to England, and joins a ballet company run by a powerful, wealthy lady (Joan Collins).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anwar Kawadri
CAST:  Joan Collins  •  Carol White  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Finola Hughes

Cannabis (1970)

Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know Jane, the rich daughter of an ambassador. Once in Orly Airport he gets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Koralnik
CAST:  Serge Gainsbourg  •  Jane Birkin  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Gabriele Ferzetti

Serge Morgan is a killer working for the American Mafia. After performing a contract in New York for his employers, he takes the plane back to Paris and, during the flight, he gets to know Jane, the rich daughter of an ambassador. Once in Orly Airport he gets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Koralnik
CAST:  Serge Gainsbourg  •  Jane Birkin  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Gabriele Ferzetti

Three for All (1975)

A pop band and their girlfriends have fun in Spain  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Adrienne Posta  •  Lesley North  •  Cheryl Hall  •  Graham Bonnet

A pop band and their girlfriends have fun in Spain  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Campbell
CAST:  Adrienne Posta  •  Lesley North  •  Cheryl Hall  •  Graham Bonnet

See No Evil (1971)

In the English countryside, Sarah Rexton, recently blinded in a horse riding accident, moves in with her uncle's family and gallantly adjusts to her new condition, unaware that a killer stalks them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Dorothy Alison  •  Robin Bailey  •  Diane Grayson

In the English countryside, Sarah Rexton, recently blinded in a horse riding accident, moves in with her uncle's family and gallantly adjusts to her new condition, unaware that a killer stalks them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Mia Farrow  •  Dorothy Alison  •  Robin Bailey  •  Diane Grayson

Yesterday's Hero (1979)

Successful soccer player Rod Turner spirals into drunken self-pity until he develops a friendship with an inspirational orphan and a beautiful singer. Learning from them what truly matters in life, Rod regroups and returns to form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Leifer
CAST:  Ian McShane  •  Suzanne Somers  •  Adam Faith  •  Alan Lake

Successful soccer player Rod Turner spirals into drunken self-pity until he develops a friendship with an inspirational orphan and a beautiful singer. Learning from them what truly matters in life, Rod regroups and returns to form.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neil Leifer
CAST:  Ian McShane  •  Suzanne Somers  •  Adam Faith  •  Alan Lake

Stardust (1974)

Jim MacLaine is now enjoying the nomadic 'gigs and groupies' life on tour with his band. When he achieves all his wildest dreams of international stardom, the sweet taste of success begins to turn sour.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  David Essex  •  Adam Faith  •  Larry Hagman  •  Keith Moon

Jim MacLaine is now enjoying the nomadic 'gigs and groupies' life on tour with his band. When he achieves all his wildest dreams of international stardom, the sweet taste of success begins to turn sour.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  David Essex  •  Adam Faith  •  Larry Hagman  •  Keith Moon

Lisztomania (1975)

Composer and pianist Franz Liszt attempts to overcome his hedonistic life-style while repeatedly being drawn back into it by the many women in his life and fellow composer Richard Wagner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Roger Daltrey  •  Sara Kestelman  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Ringo Starr

Composer and pianist Franz Liszt attempts to overcome his hedonistic life-style while repeatedly being drawn back into it by the many women in his life and fellow composer Richard Wagner.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Russell
CAST:  Roger Daltrey  •  Sara Kestelman  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Ringo Starr

Consuming Passion (2008)

Three intertwined stories to celebrate the the centenary of romance publishing house Mills & Boon. The first concerns Charles Boon's tempestuous relationship with his wife Mary, and is complemented by story lines set in the 1970s and the present day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Zeff
CAST:  Jodie Whittaker  •  Daniel Mays  •  Patrick Kennedy  •  Olivia Colman

Three intertwined stories to celebrate the the centenary of romance publishing house Mills & Boon. The first concerns Charles Boon's tempestuous relationship with his wife Mary, and is complemented by story lines set in the 1970s and the present day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Zeff
CAST:  Jodie Whittaker  •  Daniel Mays  •  Patrick Kennedy  •  Olivia Colman

A Prominent Patient (2017)

In 1939, Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk flees to the United States to escape his recent past: Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and he is now a man with no nation; because, as the Czechoslovak ambassador in London, he failed to win the support of the British and could ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Ševčík
CAST:  Karel Roden  •  Arly Jover  •  Oldřich Kaiser  •  Hanns Zischler

In 1939, Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk flees to the United States to escape his recent past: Germany has invaded Czechoslovakia and he is now a man with no nation; because, as the Czechoslovak ambassador in London, he failed to win the support of the British and could ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Ševčík
CAST:  Karel Roden  •  Arly Jover  •  Oldřich Kaiser  •  Hanns Zischler

Screaming Lord Sutch: Jack the Ripper (1965)

In March 1963 Decca released "Jack the Ripper" with Screaming Lord Sutch produced by Joe Meek. Around this garage-rock song, David Sutch built his Screaming Lord persona and provocative show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Sutch
CAST:  David Sutch  •  Joe Meek  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Carlo Little

In March 1963 Decca released "Jack the Ripper" with Screaming Lord Sutch produced by Joe Meek. Around this garage-rock song, David Sutch built his Screaming Lord persona and provocative show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Sutch
CAST:  David Sutch  •  Joe Meek  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Carlo Little

Alice (1982)

Alice was sitting in the park one day. She sees a jogger called Rabbit. When she first meets him she thinks he's a jerk later she finds him nice and relaxing. She falls in love with him. He takes her to Queenie's party. Rabbit later finds out that Queenie wants to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacek Bromski  •  Jerzy Gruza
CAST:  Sophie Barjac  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Susannah York

Alice was sitting in the park one day. She sees a jogger called Rabbit. When she first meets him she thinks he's a jerk later she finds him nice and relaxing. She falls in love with him. He takes her to Queenie's party. Rabbit later finds out that Queenie wants to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jacek Bromski  •  Jerzy Gruza
CAST:  Sophie Barjac  •  Jean-Pierre Cassel  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Susannah York

Invitation to the Wedding (1983)

An American student arrives in England for the wedding of his room-mate's sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Brooks
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  John Gielgud  •  Paul Nicholas

An American student arrives in England for the wedding of his room-mate's sister.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joseph Brooks
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  John Gielgud  •  Paul Nicholas

Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh (1998)

'Hey, Mr Producer!' features selected scenes from the productions of the world's most successful musical producer, Cameron Mackintosh - classic songs from classic musicals performed by the ultimate cast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Taylor
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Lea Salonga  •  John Barrowman  •  Russ Abbot

'Hey, Mr Producer!' features selected scenes from the productions of the world's most successful musical producer, Cameron Mackintosh - classic songs from classic musicals performed by the ultimate cast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Taylor
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Lea Salonga  •  John Barrowman  •  Russ Abbot

Screaming Lord Sutch (2002)

David “Screaming Lord” Sutch (1940-1999) the flamboyantly, bipolar, berserk rock singer, emerging from a coffin, armed with prop knives, axes and skulls, and belting out his song Jack the Ripper. But David Sutch was also the founder of the Official Monster Raving ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Pierrot
CAST:  David Sutch  •  Mark Lamarr  •  Tom Littlewood  •  Carlo Little

David “Screaming Lord” Sutch (1940-1999) the flamboyantly, bipolar, berserk rock singer, emerging from a coffin, armed with prop knives, axes and skulls, and belting out his song Jack the Ripper. But David Sutch was also the founder of the Official Monster Raving ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Pierrot
CAST:  David Sutch  •  Mark Lamarr  •  Tom Littlewood  •  Carlo Little

Season of the Witch (1970)

A young woman quits her dull job in the typing pool, and goes off on a search for personal freedom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Desmond McCarthy
CAST:  Julie Driscoll  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Robert Powell  •  Jenny Fabian

A young woman quits her dull job in the typing pool, and goes off on a search for personal freedom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Desmond McCarthy
CAST:  Julie Driscoll  •  Paul Nicholas  •  Robert Powell  •  Jenny Fabian

What Became of Jack and Jill? (1972)

Two young people plot to get their hands on grannie's money, but rather than simply pushing her down the stairs they hatch an elaborate plot to convince her that radical youth have taken over England are planning to do away with "oldies" like her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bain
CAST:  Vanessa Howard  •  Mona Washbourne  •  Paul Nicholas  •  George Benson

Two young people plot to get their hands on grannie's money, but rather than simply pushing her down the stairs they hatch an elaborate plot to convince her that radical youth have taken over England are planning to do away with "oldies" like her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Bain
CAST:  Vanessa Howard  •  Mona Washbourne  •  Paul Nicholas  •  George Benson

Early Struggles (1976)

Kevin's wife walked out, and left him holding the baby. No sleep, dirty nappies - and a career in pop music at risk. And ahead lies a visit to the clinic. Will Kevin succeed as a mother?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Paul Nicholas  •  Tom Conti  •  Amanda Barrie  •  Hilary Mason

Kevin's wife walked out, and left him holding the baby. No sleep, dirty nappies - and a career in pop music at risk. And ahead lies a visit to the clinic. Will Kevin succeed as a mother?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Paul Nicholas  •  Tom Conti  •  Amanda Barrie  •  Hilary Mason