Michael French Net
Welcome to Michael-French.Net, your source for all things Michael French. Here you will find images, media and much more. I hope you enjoy the site and please come back soon.
Michael is best known for the roles of David Wicks in EastEnders and Nick Jordan in Holby City and Casualty, other credits include portraying Tom Gilder in Born and Bred and Jeff Slade in Crime Traveller. His theatre credits include West Side Story, Les Miserables, Art, Sacred Heart, Chicago and The Sound of Music.

A couple of excerts from the new book Pam St Clement: The end of an earring.

My onscreen family included Michael French playing David Wicks, with whom I loved working; not only is he a good actor who makes demands on himself, but he has great onscreen presence. He can also be very naughty! He is one of the few people who not only corpsed me on set, but had me in a state of something approaching hysteria. The sort of laughter that bursts out of your body at the most inappropriate moments and that you can’t contain. In fact, to regain any control at all you have to leave the set. This was impossible during a party at the fowlers’ house when michael put a bunch of watercress in the hair of one of his least favourite characters. It went unnoticed for the entire scene, apart from the two knowing miscreants who were choking with laughter. Fortunately we were just extras in that situation.

I missed Michael French when he left Eastenders to do other work and was so thrilled that he came back to see Pat out. Not only because I wanted to work with him again, but because I felt it was essential for the story. Pat spends most of her last day on earth anticipating David’s arrival. As her undeserving but favourite son, it is only dramatically right that she dies in his arms.

Source: Pam St Clement – The end of an earring

Screen captures added to the gallery from the November 5th 1996 episode of Eastenders

Casualty screen captures from series 24 episode 18 added to the gallery

Screen captures from Eastenders 6th and 7th March 2014 are now up in the gallery

More rare items added to the gallery with scans from the West Side Story programme and I’ve replaced the Radio Times scans with better ones.

The media archive has been updated with more David Wicks and Nick Jordan edits – Eastenders 14th November 1996 and Casualty series 24 episode 12 and 13

Screen Captures from Casualty series 24 episode 4 “Sunset Syndrome” have been added to the gallery.

David Wicks and Nick Jordan edits added from Eastenders 31st 1996 and Casualty series 24 episodes 10 and 11

Added screen captures to the gallery from Born and Bred series 1 episode 3

Added Eastenders screen captures to the gallery from the 29th October 1996 episode.