Bernard Nagle appeared on Coronation Street in two different roles: In August 2007 as Sid, a resident of the Badgerbrook Nursing Home, and he made a return to the programme in March 2009 as an Elderly Man who turned up at Tara Mandal's art gallery.

His other television credits include roles in Brookside, The Second Coming, Shameless, Waterloo Road, Hollyoaks in the City, Prank Patrol, Life on Mars 2, The Gemma Factor and Emmerdale, as well as a role in the feature film Bar Stewards. On stage he has appeared in productions of Road, Our Day, A Strange Affair, Cyril's Best Bet and Fire 2000.