Spotlight, Nick Rhys, star of The Static

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We shine the spotlight on Nick Rhys, star of new Fringe show The Static



What school did you attend?

The Royal High

What sort of pupil were you?

Pleasant, I hope, terrible at most things bar PE and drama.

Were your school days the best days of your life?

Not by a long shot. Just something that needed doing.

What was your first job?

Delivering papers at 11.

What has been your most unusual job?

I was a Mannie for a while, a male Nanny!

My biggest achievement so far has been...

Sustaining a career doing something I am passionate about, and getting on TV.

My worst moment ever was…

Getting locked out of the house in a snowstorm without a coat. Baltic.

Three words that sum up my personality are...

Goofy, fiery, loving.

Favourite place in the world?

New York, or The Meadows on a hot day.

Three places in Edinburgh I could not live without are...

Traverse Theatre. Tynecastle. The Meadows.

Who is your best friend?

Colin, Ben, or Cameron. Don’t ask me to pick.

Which TV show do you never miss?

Match of The Day.

Name one item you could not live without?

Chippy Sauce or my iPhone. Um, I’ll go for the Chippy Sauce.

By what ethos do you live your life?

Never give up.

• The Static, Underbelly, Cowgate, until August 26, 2.20pm, £10-£11,