Neil has appeared in a wide variety of work, from portraying comedy legend Stan Laurel in Philip Dart's critically acclaimed production of Laurel and Hardy to a reporter in the feature film The Lost City of Z.
He played screenwriter Ben Hecht in Moonlight and Magnolias at Vienna's English Theatre, CEO George Cougar in Menagerie Theatre's Bloody Human Rights tour of Ireland, and Brooklyn cop O' Hara in Arsenic and Old Lace at The Mercury Theatre Colchester.
Neil also appeared in Football is a Circle, which won best short at MoFilm Sydney and played the nerdy conspiracy theorist in David Steven-Lee's short film The Peak And The Pit which won a nomination for best short at Tribeca film festival.
He has spent several recent Christmases playing pantomime Dame at Billingham Forum, The White Rock, Hastings and The Mercury Theatre, Colchester.
He performs regularly as a stand-up comedian and co-wrote a black comedy, A Pig Too Far, for BBC Radio 4, and a sit-com pilot, Turn the World Down, for Channel Four, starring the late, great, Sean Hughes.