Neil Sinclair: Inside The Life Of Christopher Biggins’ Partner

Neil Sinclair

Neil Sinclair is the partner of English actor and television presenter Christopher Biggins, who is openly gay. Neil’s partner Christopher has played roles in the films The Sex Thief (1973), Eskimo Nell (1975), It Could Happen to You (1975), The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975), and Adventures of a Plumber’s Mate (1978), among others. He hosts an annual show West End Live in London’s Leicester Square.

Neil Sinclair: Bio Summary

NameNeil Sinclair
Famous aspartner of Christopher Biggins
Date of birth N/A
Place of birth London, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Spouse Christopher Biggins
Occupation Airways worker

Who Is Christopher Biggins’ Partner, Neil Sinclair?

Neil Sinclair is famous as the partner of Christopher Biggins. Neil was born in London, United Kingdom but his date of birth is not known. He is of British nationality. The identity and details of his mother and father along with his siblings and other relatives are unknown. Information about his life as a child and upbringing has not been documented.

Neil’s educational details are also not available. Very little information about Neil’s life is in the public domain. Neil is said to be a British Airways worker. He is known for appearing in Meades Eats (2003), Celebrity Escape to the Country (2023), and The Real Shirley Bassey (2001). He became a public figure due to his romantic relationship with Christopher Biggins.

Neil has reportedly been with Christopher Biggins since Valentine’s Day 1994. They are said to have begun dating in 1992. They formed a civil partnership on 30 December 2006 at the Hackney Register Office. Their union has lasted for more than 15 years. Christopher, who is now openly gay once said that he felt same-sex marriage should not be legalized, stating that marriage “is for heterosexual couples”.

Christopher made this known during a 2012 interview on ITV’s Loose Women. However, in the year 2014, he attended the “I Do To Equal Marriage” event which celebrated the introduction of same-sex marriage in England and Wales. Christopher’s partner air steward Neil Sinclair has kept details of his past relationships away from the spotlight. It is unknown if he was previously married or not.

Meanwhile, Christopher Biggins used to be married to a woman. He was married to Australian actress Beatrice Norbury. Christopher’s now ex-wife Beatrice was a member of Les Dawson’s troupe The Roly Polys before moving back to Australia. She played Harriet Ford in an episode of “Homicide”, and Girl in pub in an episode of “The Wednesday Play”.

Beatrice portrayed Cherylene McKenzie in the film “Barry McKenzie Holds His Own”. She has appeared in TV series such as “Clayhanger”, “Life at Stake”, “A Country Practice”, “Rafferty’s Rules”, “Home and Away” and “All Saints”. Beatrice Norbury and Christopher Biggins’ marriage lasted from the year 1971 to the year 1974. They kept their union private and away from the spotlight.

ALSO, READ: Beatrice Norbury- Who was Christopher Biggins’s Ex-Wife?

Their marriage ended sooner than expected. The reason for their divorce is unknown. Christopher once said: “I’d known for years that I was gay but getting married was the done thing. I suppose I was living a lie”, adding, “It was just one of those things you did, I think, in those days. We have remained friends and are still in touch.”

Christopher has also mentioned that men being fearful of being openly homosexual could “ruin” women’s lives. He told The Big Issue: “I think the people who fear homosexuality most are the ones who could be gay. The world is full of bisexuals because that’s the way they want to do it. What do they do? They ruin a woman’s life.”

Neil Sinclair And Christopher Biggins

“It’s so wrong, because you’re not owning up to what you are. You lead a double life so how can you be a real person? In my early twenties I met a girl and married her, because I thought that was the thing to do. Ridiculous.” Speaking of his relationship with Neil Sinclair, the actor and TV presenter said: “We still laugh an awful lot and have an incredible amount of fun.”

“Neil is a very sociable, very funny Scottish guy. He is always the last to leave every party as wherever we go people are drawn to him. We are both pretty relaxed and I feel fortunate to have found such a wonderful partner.”

Neil Sinclair And Christopher Biggins Love To Cruise

Neil Sinclair and his partner Christopher Biggins enjoy cruising together. The two have cruised together over the years. Neil’s partner Christopher who was crowned the King of the Jungle after winning I’m A Celebrity (I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!) in 2007, said in an interview:

My partner Neil and I have cruised a great deal over the years. I’ve been lucky enough to travel all over the world as part of my work, including conducting lectures on cruise ships. When I won I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! in 2007, part of my prize was a fabulous cruise.

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Ruth Kai Botchway

Ruth Kai Botchway is a Senior Editor at She is a graduate of All Stars Media College (2021) with a Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies. With more than two years experience in Journalism, she has served as an intern at Accra FM and worked with Green TV and Ashiaman TV. She worked as a Maritime Journalist/ influencer, producing Port and Maritime agenda initially aired on Ashiaman TV. You can reach her via email:

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