Graham is a current member of the audition panel at RADA and a Trinity Guildhall Assessor and has taught audition technique at Arts Ed and the Actors’ Centre.
Graham played Nigel Pargetter in the The Archers for twenty seven years until his dramatic exit at the beginning of 2011. He is the recipient of the Broadcaster of the Year Awards 2010 from the Broadcasting Press Guild and the Voice of Listener & Viewer Special Award 2010. He is a regular on What The Papers Say and been guest presenter on Pick of the Week – both for Radio 4.
He trained at RADA and made his professional debut with Sir John Clements’ Company at The Chichester Festival in 1971 and since then has had an extensive career in all areas of the business.
Theatre includes: The Mousetrap (National Tour), Yes Prime Minister (National Tour), Basket Case (National Tour) Toad of Toad Hall (West End), Me and My Girl (Adelphi Theatre), Relatively Speaking and Confusions (National Tour), Design For Living (English Touring Theatre), Twelfth Night (BAC), Translations (Watford and tour), A Chaste Maid of Cheapside (Almeida and tour), Someone to Watch Over Me (Frankfurt), An Eligible Man (New End, Hampstead), The Skin Game (Orange Tree) Nelson (Nuffield, Southampton), Present Laughter (Theatr Clywd), French Without Tears (Mill at Sonning), Original Theatre Company’s National tour of Journey’s End, Wilton’s Vintage Christmas at Wilton’s Music Hall, and the highly acclaimed production of Accolade by Emlyn Williams, at the Finborough Theatre. Graham has also taken his one man show Don’t ‘Call Me Nigel on a recent National Tour. He has also played many repertory seasons including Birmingham, Greenwich, Library Theatre Manchester and Perth.
Notable Television includes: I Claudius, Edward VII, Brideshead Revisited, Mike Leigh’s Who’s Who, Victoria Wood Sketches, Jeeves and Wooster, Crossroads, Prime Suspect, Nature Boy, Dinnerladies, Station Jim, Band of Brothers, The Chatterley Affair, Doctors, Midsomer Murders and He Kills Coppers.
Film Includes: Gandhi, Good and Bad at Games, Honest, Little Dorrit, These Foolish Things and Wild Target with Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt.