Nicholas has been working in theatre, television and film for over 30 years, and his extensive list of credits include lead roles in the ABC / SKY series ‘For Life’, ‘Criminal’, ‘Counterpart’, ‘Top Boy’ (Channel 4 / Netflix), ‘Marcella’ (Netflix) and ‘Guerilla’ (Sky Atlantic).
His theatre credits include critically acclaimed roles in long running productions at venues such as the Royal Court and Glasgow Citizen’s Theatre.
Nicholas is a passionate advocate for mental health support in the Arts and has often spoken openly about his own personal battles with his mental health.
He is also an Ambassador for MIND, the mental health charity.
Prasanna studied medicine at New Oxford College and worked as a hospital doctor in the NHS before moving into acting, directing and writing.
His acting work includes roles for the National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, and the Young Vic, as well as in Ten Percent (Amazon Prime), Line of Duty (BBC), You, Me and the Apocalypse (Sky1/NBC) and Patrick Melrose (Sky Atlantic/Showtime).
As a Director, he has directed productions at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Bush Theatre, and has recently completed work on his first feature film Ballywalter.