Previous unpaid speaking roles
- UK Cockney
- UK English
- UK Posh
- UK Scottish
- USA Boston
- USA California
- USA New York
- USA Southern
I have been acting since my childhood and have acted a lot on stage and in films. I really enjoy both and am very organised a very reliable and I love the team spirit of a creative team! I have acted in lots of short films and about 6 feature films. Recent Productions include:
2012 HALLOWEEN: NIGHT-TERROR: (American) Mother, Short Film, Dir. Dave Hastings – This Film won best short film in the Red Rabbit Film Awards – USA, Best Film The Devil's Eye Festival 2013, Official Selection Star Fest Fan Film Festival 2015, Official Selection Pheonix ComicCon Film Festival 2015.
2012 A DOLL’S HOUSE (excerpt): Nora, Theatre production, Dir. Mike Allen Wri. Ibsen
2013 RICHARD III (exerpt): Queen Elizabeth, Theatre production, Dir. Mike Allen Wri. Shakespeare
2013 TO THE BRIDE & GROOM: Bethany, Short Film, Dir. & Wri. Matthew Wood
2013 SMALL TALK: Waitress, Short Film, Dir.&Wri. Matthew Wood
2013 HE LOVES ME MORE: Laura, Theatre Production, Dir. Gina Frost, Wri. Myself
2013 LOVEPLAY: Woman, Roxanne, Joy, Bragitta, Dir. Mike Allen, Wri. Moira Buffini
2013 YOUR SOUL SEARCH, FINDING YOUR TRUE CALLING: Mable, main role, Feature film, Dir. Myself, this film was picked for the Final Selection of the American On-line film Festival 2014 and was also short listed for the Aesthetica Film Festival 2014.
2013 CHILDREN IN MANORS: River, Feature Film, Dir. Michael Lieber, Wri. Michael Lieber
2013 BLACK LIGHTNING DREAM: Cassy, Feature Film, Dir. & Wri. Myself
2014 GHOSTS (excerpt): Mrs Alving, Dir. Mike Allen, Wri. Ibsen
2014 ODE TO BILLY JOE: Mother, Short Film, Doug and Dave, Birmingham Film Studios
2014 THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH: Lady Macbeth, stage play, Dir. Mike Allen, Andy Potter, Birmingham School of Acting.
2014(completed in 2014) CHECKING IN: Radka, feature film, Dir. Dave Hastings Prod. Kaushy, winner of London Film Awards, Best British Film.
2014 LOVED BY YOU… ALWAYS: Anais/Mable, Feature Film, Dir. & Wri. Myself currently in production.
2014 LEONARDOS LAST SUPPER: Maria, Play, Director Andy Potter, (BSA) Writ. Peter Barnes.
2014/2015 OUT OF GAS: Rachel, feature film Dir. Phil Hussy, Writ. Phil Hussy
2015 IT'S A DATE: Harry-Joe Creamer 2015
2015 NEWS SHOW (spoof satyrical news show - live recording with auto-cue): News Reader Deborah Dallas, Student Project, Staffordshire University Dir. Caz
2015 Photography Journalist: Short film, Staffordshire University, Dir. Caz
2015 WRITE YOURSELF FREE: Jill, Play, Director/Writer Alan Charnley, performed at Buxton Fringe Festival and to perform at Edinburgh Fringe and The Kings Arms at Salford
2015 I AM YOU, YOU ARE ME: Elise, Short Film, Director Jacob Hill
2015 MY FRIEND THE POLISH GIRL: Lilly, an actress, playing Elenor The Brothel Madam, Feature Film, Directed by Ewa & Mateusz, a Warsaw Pact Film
2015 ROOM TO RENT: Hazel, Director Matthew Joyce.
2016 CONFINEMENT: Miss Wells, Short film, Director Danio De Pugh & Matthew Wood
2016 BURNIING FLAME: Tilly, Feature Film, Director myself Nici Preston
2017 BEAUTIFUL MONSTER: Elizabeth Pilford Shelley/Birdie, Theatre Play tour, Director, Karlton Parris
2017 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: Hermia/Titania and part of Puck, Black Box Theatre Company, Theatre Play Tour, Director, Anne Fortune
2017 CRYING IN MY HEART: Clara, playing a ghost of Dwaine's sister, he meets her in a woodland, Director myself
2017 PERSPECTIVE: Queen Margaret of Anjou, in this short experimental film about the War of the Roses, Director, George Morris
2018 PHILLIP ASTLEY DRAMA/DOCUMENTARY: Patty Astey, Philip's wife, this film is for a gallery exhibition in Staffordshire 2018, Director, Ray Johnson
2018 TREE: Experimental art film, improvised performance piece by myself, Nici Preston
2018 THE YELLOW WALLPAPER: Voice Over of Charlotte, in this short film adapted from a book, directed by Francis Roberts Currently in Post Production.
2018 TRAFFIC: Rachael, in this short film, directed/producer/writer Seth Bowland
2019 TYLER & THE CASTLE OF ATHENA: Mother, in this 1st episode of a TV Series, director/producer/writer Chris Tharratt