Born in Inverness, Scotland, he read English and American Studies at Hull University, before becoming a student actor at the Oxford Playhouse. He played a series of roles in various theatres, including the RSC – his favourite parts being the title role in Camus’ ‘Caligula’ and ‘Ben’ in Pinter’s ‘The Dumb Waiter’. He acted with the Tangent Theatre Company and was director of the Cornish Stage Company. More recently, he has concentrated on the solo theatre, as writer, director and actor. His play on Bernard Shaw, ‘Shaw’s Corner’, was televised and broadcast in over twenty countries; while other writing has included shows on Brendan Behan, Dylan Thomas and Oliver St John Gogarty.

He appeared as 'Oscar Wilde' in the Channel 4 TV show 'Indecent Acts'. An audiotape of his performance was released by Laughing Stock Productions. ISBN 1 897774036

Neil Titley has one son and lives in London.