Graham Seed is a distinguished actor and broadcaster best known for his role as Nigel Pargetter from ‘The Archers’
Born in London, educated at Charterhouse and trained at RADA, Graham Seed 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.
His numerous credits include:
- Brideshead Revisited
- I Claudius
- Jeeves and Wooster
- Midsomer Murders
- Coronation Street
- The Victoria Wood Sketches (the infamous ‘Trolly’ sketch)
- Wild Target with Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt
On stage, recent theatre includes:
- The Mousetrap – 60th Anniversary All Star tour
- Yes Prime Minister
- Basket Case with Nigel Havers
- Journey’s End
- Relatively Speaking
- Design for Living
- Present Laughter
Graham played the charming and eccentric Nigel Pargetter in ‘The Archers’ for 27 years until his dramatic exit on January 2nd 2011.
He was the recipient of the ‘Broadcaster of the Year Award’ in 2010 and ‘The Voice of the Listener‘ and ‘Viewer Special Award’.
Now he’s a regular member of ‘What The Papers Say’ and occasional presenter of ‘Pick of the Week’, both for Radio 4.
He also tours his one man show ‘Don’t Call Me Nigel… an Evening with Graham Seed’.
Graham Seed has a passion for cricket, is a member of the MCC, and still plays whenever possible! He is also very proud to be part of the audition panel for RADA.