Photograph © Steve Ullathorne, 2013
|Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown Height: 5'9"
Build: Medium/stocky Playing Age: 25-40
Voice: Lyric Tenor F2 - B4.
Stage Combat, Driving Licence, Improvisation,
Clown/Comedy, Voice-Over, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano/Keyboard, Composer,
RP, London, Nottingham, West Country, Yorkshire, Irish (North and
South), Scottish, Welsh, French, German, Russian, American (General,
New York & Southern)
Training: Circle in the Square Theatre School, New York
November 2013 - Andrew will be playing Inspector Derriere on the Isle of Wight this Christmas, in Newport Quay Arts' Production of Murder Most Fowl. Whodunnit?
Summer 2013 - The Showstoppers continue their national tour, including a month of shows at the Edinburgh Festival this August
February 20th 2013 - Andrew will be playing Pooh-Bah in Tabard Theatre's new production of The Mikado - it's on nightly until March 17th.
February 1st 2013 - For the next 4 Mondays, Showstopper will be performing at the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets here.
January 11th 2013 - The London Improvathon opens its sleep-deprived eyelids again at Hoxton Hall - Andrew will be attempting all 50 hours of this non-stop improvised story.
December 4th 2012 - This year's Christmas show at the Brewhouse, Taunton, is Wind in the Willows, and Andrew will be playing the Gaoler and playing in the onstage band until January.
October 1st 2012 - Andrew will be performing in Showstopper's new residency at the Charing Cross Theatre this autumn - every Sunday until Christmas.
September 10th 2012 - Andrew is the guest on this week's Film Fandango, with comedians David
Reed and Danielle Ward. You can listen to the podcast here.
August 26th 2012 - The School of Night has been chosen to receive Merv Stutter's Spirit of the Fringe award for 2012. Thanks, Merv!
August 21st 2012 - Andrew will be guesting with The School of Night over the next few
days. You can see him improvise a lost Shakespeare play (amongst other literary challenges) at 3pm at the Pleasance Courtyard.
August 3rd 2012 - Tonight The Showstoppers kick off at the Edinburgh Fringe. You can catch it at the Gilded Balloon every night at 11pm.
August 1st 2012 - You can see Andrew in this entry for Film4's Scene Stealers competition. It's
a reimagining of a famour scene from Kill List. Andrew wrote the music too.
July 19th 2012 - It's Shakespeare night! If you turn up to the Cockpit theatre tonight, you can see Andrew playing the Compere in an experimental new adaptation of Macbeth... And if you pop down to Oval House Theatre's youth production of Romeo and Juliet, you'll also catch sight of Andrew appearing by videolink as Lord Capulet!
June 21st 2012 - Tonight Andrew will be performing in Panthercannon, a dangerously new comedy night also featuring David Armand, Ruth Bratt and David Reed.
June 1st 2012 - You can catch Andrew performing in Showstopper's spring season across the country, including dates at the Henley Festival and at the Udderbelly on London's Southbank.
May 5th 2012 - Tonight Andrew will be compering Singalong Oliver! at the Southbank Centre's 2,000 seat Royal Festival Hall.
March 22nd 2012 - You can see Andrew in a new online sketch alongside Pippa Evans and Ruth Bratt. The clip is racking lots of hits, and is featured on the Chortle home page today.
November 4th 2011 - Showstopper! continues to go from strength to strength with a national tour and a few se
lect late night shows at the Criterion Theatre in the West End. Tickets now available!
August 17th 2011 - Tonight Andrew is guesting with heretical hard-bardic troupe The School of Night - 5:15pm,
August 1st 2011 - Andrew heads up to Edinburgh for this year's fringe festival. He's performing in Showstopper! at the Gilded Balloon, and if you see David Reed's Shamblehouse, you might just catch him there too...
March 24th 2011 - A couple of nice mentions here for both Working Title and Showstopper here in this interview with improviser and character comic Jess Ransom.
March 21st 2011 - One of Andrew's comic songs is featured on Mitch Benn's Comedy Song Podcast this week. Have a listen here!
March 10th 2011 - Tomorrow night Andrew will be improvising alongside some of the stars from BBC2's Fast and Loose - he'll be in Working Title, at the Canal Cafe Theatre.
February 23rd 2011 - Andrew is featured extensively in tonight's Showstopper on BBC Radio 4. Listen again here.
February 11th 2011 - Andrew joins Penny Dreadfuls David Reed and Humphrey Ker as well as Fast and Loose star Jess Ransom in the third outing of a new improvised show, Working Title, at the Canal Cafe Theatre.
February 10th 2011 - Andrew's guesting in Grand Theft Impro tonight. It's at the Wheatsheaf, 8:30 pm. Come on down!
February 8th 2011 - Tonight Andrew will be making his West End debut. He'll be in Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, every Tuesday at the Ambassadors Theatre, throughout February and March.
January 26th 2011 - Andrew is singing backing vocals in tonight's BBC Radio 4 episode of Showstopp
er! The Improvised Musical.
January 20th 2011 - The Stage says of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
's Radio 4 debut - "one of the most entertaining half hour’s radio I’ve heard in a long time".
January 19th 2011 - Showstopper! The Improvised Musical debuts on Radio 4 tonight, and Andrew is in the main cast. Listen online here.
January 17th 2011 - Tonight Andrew guests with Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Laura Solon in a new improvised show at the Leicester Square Theatre, Working Title.
November 23rd 2010 - Get your tickets here for the new Radio 4 recordings of Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. Andrew will be in the main cast for the first recording, on December 22nd!
November 8th 2010 - Audiofile Magazine has reviewed Andrew's reading of The Prisoner of Zenda. It praises his "fine interpretation".
October 1st 2010 - Showstopper! The Improvised Musical kicks off a season at the King's Head Theatre, Islington. Catch it every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday at 7:45pm!
September 1st 2010 - Andrew is engaged to be married!
August 29th 2010 - Andrew returns from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival after a successful month-long run i
n Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. It gained no less than five five-star reviews.
July 19th 2010 - It's been a busy few weeks for the Showstoppers, and Andrew was delighted to join them for brief tour of Irish venues culminating in three Cork Midsummer Festival. These performances were followed up with ones in Salford, Milton Keynes and Harrogate - the former gaining this five star review!
June 1st 2010 - Andrew's unabridged reading of The Prisoner of Zenda goes on general sale today. Read more about it, and indeed buy or download it, here.
May 20th 2010 - Andrew's back with the Showstoppers again. Tonight, they'll be performing at the Bath Komedia, and tomorrow it's the Brighton Komedia.
May 7th 2010 - Tonight Andrew performs for the first time with Showstopper! The Improvised Musical. They'll be creating a full two-act musical on the spot, at the Watermans Theatre, Brentford.
26th April 2010 - Andrew is in the studio today, working with Big Wooden Horse Theatre Company on the cast recording of this year's successful Christmas show, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. Visit www.bigwoodenhorse.co
m for info on ordering a CD!
12th March 2010 - Andrew has just completed shooting a comic viral commercial for Trend Micro Internet Securit
y, playing an IT Geek. The video will be online soon.
15th February 2010 - The latest Naxos Audiobooks sampler is now available to download, and features a cl
ip from Andrew's forthcoming reading of The Prisoner of Zenda. The full 5-CD set will be available this June.
21st December 2009 - The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus has been very favourably reviewed in The Stage. The review praises the show's "lightness of touch", and labels it a "joyful adaptation".
16th November 2009 - Andrew starts rehearsing for this year's christmas show at artsdepot. He will be playing the eponymous hero of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus for Big Wooden
Horse Theatre Company. Performances are 12pm and 3pm daily, from December 5th to January 3rd.
5th November 2009 - The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Guy Fawkes is now available on BBC iplayer. Andrew joins Kevin Eldon, Miles Jupp and the Penny Dreadfuls in this comic take on the gunpowder plot.
12th October 2009 - Tonight Andrew joined his friends The Penny Dreadfuls for a recording of their new radio play in front of a live audience at the BBC Radio Theatre. Guy Fawkes is scheduled to be broadcast as the afternoon play on Radio Four on November 5th.
18th September 2009 - Andrew's recording of The Prisoner of Zenda is now available for preorder from Amazon.co.uk. It's priced £19.99, and is currently due for release next June.
16th September 2009 - Andrew has been confirmed as a semi-finalist in the prestigious UK Songwriting Competition for his song 'I Miss You VCR', placing him in the top 23% of entrants.12 September 2009 - Andrew's performance atop the Trafalgar Square plinth was featured briefly on Sky Arts' One and Other Highlights show last night, along with a favourable mention from Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry.
10th September 2009 - An usual performance! Last night Andrew took part in Antony Gormley's One and Other project by spending an hour on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth. He used his hour to entertain the crowd by playing the ukulele and singing some comic songs of his own composition.
1st July 2009 - Andrew has just finished recording an unabridged reading of The Prisoner of Zenda for Naxos Audiobooks. It will be available as a 5 CD set in early 2010.
9th June 2009 - Andrew is on location this week, filming a reconstruction scene for the Police Federation. The film will be shown at this year's annual Police Bravery Awards.
1st March 2009 - Andrew is tonight performing some of his own comic songs at Credit Crunch Last Gasp, an evening of laughter and frivolity in Primrose Hill.
16th February 2009 Andrew finishes off his stint in Treasure Island this week, with a final five days in the lovely Lichfield Garrick Theatre.
1st October 2008 - Andrew is setting sail in Treasure Island for the Derek Grant Organisation! He'll be playing the evil pirate Black Dog at Theatres up and down the country for the next five months.
25th September 2008 - Andrew will soon be heading up to Edinburgh to perform in the UK stage premiere of Cannibal! The Musical. The show will be running at the George Square Theatre throughout this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.