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Andrew Nicholls
Spring 2019 Granada Artist-in-Residence

Andrew Nicholls began writing comedy with Darrell Vickers in Junior High. After high school in Canada the team wrote for radio, TV and stage, and for comedians and cartoonists. In 1983 they moved to Los Angeles, where they wrote for George Carlin, Mickey Rooney, and for NBC’s Tonight Show from 1986-92, as Johnny Carson’s head writers. They’ve since created twenty TV series and written over 400 episodes of children’s TV. They have a new animated show in development at Nickelodeon. Since 2013, Andrew has sold short stories to literary magazines. “Parity” is his first play in 35 years.

 

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