Currently appearing as 'Boq' in London's Wicked The Musical. A role which earned Nicholas Best Supporting Actor in a Musical at The Black British Theatre Awards 2020.
Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Theatre includes: 'Man 1' in First Date (Lambert Jackson); ‘Gary Coleman’ in Avenue Q (UK & Ireland tour); ‘Benny’ in Pied Piper (Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot); ‘Henri’ and ensemble in South Pacific (St James Concert and Assembly Hall, Guernsey); ‘The Doctor’ in The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales); ‘TJ’ in Sister Act (Gordon Craig Theatre) and ‘Baxter’ in The Tale of Mr Tumble (Manchester International Festival).
Television includes: ‘Baxter’ in The Tale of Mr Tumble (CBeebies).
Workshops include: ‘Georgio’ in The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit (Page To Stage).
Other work includes: ‘Pepper’ in Mamma Mia! The Immersive Experience (du Arena, Abu Dhabi).
NEWS & UPDATES
"Nicholas McLean delights throughout, bouncing from playing attention seeking best friend Reggie to a bad boy ex of Casey’s and Aaron’s best friend Gabe desperately trying to get him to stick with the date."
"McLean delights the audience with both his voice and his performance, making everyone feel sorry for his character as his beloved Glinda doesn’t love him in return."
“ Nicholas Mclean, as caretaker Gary Coleman, backs up comedy smarts with soaring vocals making Schadenfreude a highlight of the second act.”
“As for the human inhabitants of Avenue Q Nicholas McLean is one of the best Gary Coleman’s I’ve seen.”
"Benny (Nicholas McLean, sweet-voiced), the butcher’s dippy son. McLean becomes a puppeteer in charge of a cutesy large black rat that runs riot on the town’s winter solstice food display, without anyone raising issues such as Weil’s disease."