Nick Knowles fans baffled to learn he wrote film starring Simon Callow and Una Stubbs

Nick Knowles, 59, has left his followers stunned after he was congratulated by a social media user on a film he wrote. It comes as the DIY SOS host, 59, responded to a fan’s comment on his profile, which left his followers in disbelief after he confirmed he wrote 2016 film The Golden Years, which features the likes of Bernard Hill, Simon Callow and Una Stubbs.

The BBC star made the reveal in view of his 169,800 followers.

Nick wrote a post in response to Twitter user, @Beetleannie69, who after having watched the film, told the star: “Just watched ‘Golden Years’. Outstanding. Well done you and the writing team.”

The star replied: “Thanks – I love how people react to the film what I wrote,” alongside a series of laughing faces.

The Twitter user replied: “If you’re not careful, people will start using phrases like ‘multi talented’ and ‘national treasure’”.

Responding to the post, Nick wrote: “TBH most people don’t know I wrote a movie. (sic)

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@Deb9902 wrote: “I know. I watched it. With the family. I told them it was you & their response?

“‘What, that Nick Knowles?’ Fame at last.”

When asked what the film was, Nick responded, saying it was “The Golden Years” which was released in 2016.

The film follows two OAPs who rob a bank in a getaway car which is towing a caravan.

It boasts a who’s who of British acting talent including Simon Callow, Una Stubbs, Phil Davies, Alun Armstrong and Bernard Hill.

Nick recently presented the popular BBC series DIY SOS: The Big Build..

It saw him with a group of volunteers working to ensure the youngsters could enjoy a communal place to run around carefree.

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