Impressions

Andrew has an uncanny ability to conjure-up the essence of the characters he impersonates. On stage he appears to physically morph into so many widely-ranging personas, his voice rich with well-observed inflection. It is astonishing to witness one of the most accurate Sinatras you will ever see then deliver a blistering Amy Winehouse. Andrew performs a dynamic ninety-minute impressions show in theatres and venues' around the country.

Biography

Pantomime

An outstanding and dynamic principal comic with a warm stage presence and instant rapport with audiences of all ages, Andrew excels in physical, visual and ad-libbed comedy. His cartoon-ish expressions and instinctive timing take him from high comedy to affecting pathos. Roles include Buttons, Idle Jack, Wishee-Washee, Muddles, Mister Smee, Scarecrow and captain Hook.

Theatre

Roles include Fagin, Professor Higgins, Joseph, Frank Sinatra, David Niven & Bing Crosby as well as leading parts in Stoppard's 'Albert's Bridge' and multiple roles in 'Oh, What a Lovely War!' In 'You ain’teard Nothin' Yet' he played six roles including Groucho Marx, Jimmy Durante and the chilling mob boss Johnny Costello. In 2010 his Tin Man was the outstanding feature of the theatre tour of 'The Wizard of Oz' alongside Joe Pasquale. Andrew has also written for and acted in the renowned 'NewsRevue' a the Canal Cafe Theatre.

Music & Songwriting

Andrew is a highly-accomplished song-writer and arranger, providing the scores for theatre shows such as Tractor Tom, The Mister Men, Dream Street and Beatrice Potter.

 

He recently composed the theme tune and songs for the new version of TV's 'Wizbit'. He plays guitar and keyboard and writes in a wide range of styles.

 

He also writes pop/rock songs for bands and singers.

Voice-over

In 2009 Andrew was approved by Warner brothers as the official voice of Scooby-Doo for Europe. He was also the official voice stand-in for Neil Morrissey's 'Bob the Builder' on the theatre version. For the 'Engy-Benjy' theatre show he sang for Ant and Dec and blended additional dialogue into their recordings in their absence. For television company 'Live in Five' Andrew immerses himself into the identities of numerous well-known public figures in unscripted, disciplined interviews with incredible authenticity. He specialises in providing vocals for non-singing 'names' in various theatre shows as well as recorded voices for shows such as The Mister Men. Andrew also provides the voice for corporate films and telephone services.

Television

Andrew was a guest on 'The Big Breakfast' where he won the viewers' vote for his impressions. On BBC2's 'Weekend' he played Tony Blair in a sketch, a live ad-lib session and as lead vocal/guitar in the super-group 'The PMs' featuring 'John Major' and 'Margaret Thatcher' on drums and bass. On BBC1's 'Speculate, Andrew inpersonated several 80's singers alongside the original artistes. He also presented the entertaining BBC3 documentary 'Dave Hugs Trees'.

Film and Radio

Andrew played four characters in 'Anxious Dave' for director Donal Fernandes, a two-hour dark comedy which premiered in Cannes in 2008. He also co-wrote and played the lead in a spoof 1950's thriller 'Day of the Invaders' which won the national BAVA award. A number of spoof TV adverts co-written and featuring Andrew were screened on ITV's 'Hot-shots'. In radio 4's series 'The problem with Adam Bloom', Andrew played various orginal characters alongside several impressions which had listeners believing that the actual artists had taken part.