Nicholas Martin has worked as a croupier, a labourer, a bouncer and a barman. In his early twenties he worked at sea as a deck hand and later as a yacht captain. He then worked as a journalist, contributing to The Sunday Times, the Guardian and various magazines, before graduating from the National Film and Television School as a screenwriter. He wrote extensively for TV before writing Florence Foster Jenkins for Pathe. He lives in London.
Florence Foster Jenkins, based on the remarkable book by Jasper Rees, will be released in UK cinemas 6th May 2016. Directed by Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen), the film stars Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant.