- 23rd November via British Comedy Guide: Crowd-funding campaign to support DVD of first C4 comedy
- 1983 - 1985
- Channel 4
- 13 (2 series)
- Enn Reitel
- Richard Sparks, Peter Ellis, Robert Sidaway and Enn Reitel
- Peter Ellis
- Robert Sidaway
Nigel is the eponymous optimist in this dialogue-free situation comedy. A hapless everyman, Nigel has a very vivid imagination and a tendency to daydream, constantly finding himself in extraordinary situations.
Somehow he always muddles through - whilst managing to cause disaster for those around him!
- First broadcast
- Thursday 14th April 1983 at 8pm on Channel 4