To aid this, he participated in the Sunday for Sammy benefit concerts, until workload forced him to resign from the board. [1] He later spent time drinking, fighting, and generally rebelling against authority.

In 2008, Nail created and starred as Phil Parker in Parents of the Band. The show ran for three series from 1990 to 1993 and also produced a tele-film and a novel.

[2] His sister Val McLane was a successful actress and later became Head of Drama at Sunderland University. [12][13] He received damages of £30,000.[12]. [4] She also appeared in Jane Eyre 1997 and Grace Poole. [5], "STAGE DOOR RECORDS - ANDY CAPP - Original London Cast (STAGE 9034)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Val_McLane&oldid=966053840, Academics of the University of Sunderland, People associated with the University of Sunderland, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2016, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Actress, scriptwriter, director and teacher, This page was last edited on 4 July 2020, at 23:26. His father was an Irish Catholic shipyard worker, amateur boxer, and professional footballer. It revolves around a group of teenagers who form a band just for their own fun, but their parents expect them to be the next Led Zeppelin. In real life, Val is fellow AWP star Jimmy Nail 's sister. Three for Auf Wiedersehen, Pet', one for Spender, and one for Crocodile Shoes. [1] His album Growing Up in Public (east/west 1992) featured Gary Moore, David Gilmour, Elliot Randall and George Harrison. It has recently relocated from the 2000-capacity Newcastle City Hall to the 5000-capacity Newcastle Arena, and Nail made a special guest appearance. While opening a crate of glass he stood on a six-inch spike that went through his foot. Ratings were disappointing, around three million, and there was no second series. [1] His father was a shipyard worker, an amateur boxer, and professional footballer. I was watching Piers Moron with Denise Welch interview and Jimmy Nail just "popped up" and I wanted to know if anyone knows whats he is doing now. [1], Nail's partner, Miriam, encouraged him to audition for a television show even though he had no experience as an actor. When he was 13, his sister, Shelagh, died at the age of 20. Other television roles include a role as a secretary in Our Friends in the North. Another series saw the brickies in Cuba.

Actor Jimmy Nail has split with wife Miriam Jones, it was revealed last night. [2] She has appeared in numerous television roles, including When the Boat Comes In, Behind the Bike Sheds, and some Catherine Cookson adaptations for Tyne Tees Television. Other television roles include a role as a secretary in Our Friends in the North. Joe McGann replaced him. He was involved in a fight after a football match and was sent to prison. James Michael Aloysius Bradford was born in Newcastle upon Tyne. At that time he played guitar in a rock band called the King Crabs. His father is called Jimmy and his mother is Laura. Ten Great Songs and an OK Voice (Papillion, 2001) included cover versions of "Walking on the Moon" by The Police, "Something" by the Beatles, and "Overjoyed" by Stevie Wonder.

After being released he worked in a glass factory. Nail played Parson Nathaniel in War of the Worlds alongside David Essex at the Dominion Theatre, London in 2016. The show's producer Karl Sydow stated: "After protracted negotiations carried out in good faith, we regret to announce the production's offer of employment to Jimmy Nail has been withdrawn.

He later spent time drinking and fighting.

He is an actor and writer, known for Crocodile Shoes (1994), Evita (1996 [3], In 2000 he began work on reviving the Auf Wiedersehen, Pet series, this time for the BBC. In 2005, Nail played gamekeeper "Rabbetts" in Danny, the Champion of the World, based on the novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. [11], In 2018, Nail had been due to reprise his role in The Last Ship in the UK. She usually appears in the biannual benefit concert Sunday for Sammy. To aid this, he participated in the Sunday for Sammy benefit concerts, until workload forced him to resign from the board. [14], Also writer, executive producer, creator and director/co-director, Also writer, executive producer and creator, Also creator, executive producer and title music composer, English guitarist, singer-songwriter, actor, screenwriter, Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Jimmy Nail | Biography & History | AllMusic", "Sting and Jimmy Nail on the Musical 'The Last Ship, "Sting: 'I betrayed my best friend Jimmy Nail to save my musical, "Sting interview: 'Criticism is part of the job, "The Last Ship (Original Broadway Cast Recording)", "Greenwich's Rob Mathes receives his first Tony Award nomination...", "Casting announced for The War of the Worlds", "Sting and Jimmy Nail support Newcastle United boycott", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jimmy_Nail&oldid=983953428, BLP articles lacking sources from August 2010, BLP articles lacking sources from January 2017, Articles with unsourced statements from June 2016, Articles with unsourced statements from January 2017, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2019, Wikipedia articles with BIBSYS identifiers, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 October 2020, at 07:45. On Broadway, when ticket sales began to drop, Sting replaced Nail to try to save the musical, but it ended after a short run.