HOWARD NIGHTINGALL

Born and bred in London and trained at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts.
Shortly after leaving Drama School I was offered an acting job in Vienna and I never looked back … well maybe once or twice …

Theatre credits include: Larry in Closer (Ensemble Theatre), Stephen Hawking in Hawking's Dream (Teatro Technis and dietheater Künstlerhaus), Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance (Volksoper),  Frosch in Die Fledermaus (Wienerkonzerthaus.) the voice of  Zach Shapiro in Jackpot at the Theatre in der Josefstadt and worked together with Bruce Myers in a production of The Grand Inquisitor, directed by Peter Brook at the Landestheater St Pölten.

For Vienna’s International Theatre: Sergius Saranoff in Arms and the Man, Horatio in Hamlet, Sergeant Trotter in The Mousetrap, Jimmy Porter in Look Back in Anger  and Joe Pitt in Angels in America.

Previous roles for Vienna’s English Theatre include The Young Man in the World Première of Three Tall Women, directed by Edward Albee, Malcolm in Bedroom Farce, The Surley Man in Lettice and Lovage with Rue McClanahan, William Humphries in 84 Charing Cross Road, Ross in the European Première of The Goat, Barnette Lloyd in Crimes of the Heart, William Taylor in Donkeys’ Years, Dr Alfred Feldmann in Duet for One, Michel Vallon in God of Carnage, James Dodd in Time Stands Still, Stephen in Chickenshit that also played Off -Broadway in New York and Ulysses in Annapurna.

Film work includes Julius McDoom in The Pilgrim Factor, The Director in The Rehearsal,  Frederic in MA2412, William Harold in Nous Nous Sommes Tant Haïs with Sarah Biasini, the Doctor in The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich together with Klaus Maria Brandauer, the policeman in the Devils Violinist and the British Ambassador in Das Sacher.