Guildford born Nicola Bryant is probably best known for her work in television and theatre. Her first professional role was as the American companion Perpugilliam “Peri” Brown from 1984 to 1986 alongside fellow Stoke CON Trent #4 guest Peter Davison in Doctor Who.
“Peri” re-appeared in several Doctor Who spin-off audio plays, appearing both with Peter Davison and Colin Baker which were made by Big Finish Productions . Nicola’s talent also turned to directing when she made UNIT: The Wasting and Judge Dredd: 99 Code Red!.
Other TV appearances include Blackadder, Doctors, Casualty and Holby City.