Nicola Burnett Smith was born in Edinburgh and was raised in Canada and Scotland. Having gained a degree in Theatre Studies and Dramatic Arts at Warwick University. She moved to London in 1986 where she pursued a successful career as a stage and screen performer for 30 years. Apart from her many television appearances (usually as a sympathetic Scottish doctor) and voice over work, she is a trained singer and musician. Nicola's eclectic career has seen her in classical and contemporary leading roles at venues including the Royal National Theatre in London and on tour all over the UK, the Far East and Europe as well as singing at Opera Festivals and playing her bass clarinet with jazz and pop bands as well as contemporary and experimental music events. She also has her own training company Xperient LLP with colleague Ian Sanders and is producer of the 'Out of Place' project, bringing together new music and contemporary poetry.



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