Andrew was born on 8 November 1989 in Aintree (near Liverpool, England) and he has been acting since he was at school, joining a drama group while studying for his A-Levels. In 2010 Andrew graduated from the Oxford School of Drama, winning the Spotlight Prize in July of the same year.
He is probably best known for his role as “Bonnie Prince” Charles Edward Stuart in Outlander and playing Nick Cutler, the vampire solicitor in season 4 of Being Human. Other projects include the lead role of Victor Frankenstein in BBC Three’s live musical production of Frankenstein’s Wedding, and portraying Roman emperor Caligula in the TV mini series A.D. – The Bible Continues. He recently appeared in the season 4 episode “Crocodile” of science fiction anthology series Black Mirror and guest starred in season 20 of popular British television detective drama Midsomer Murders.
He was announced to play Ezra Spurnrose in the new “fantasy-noir” series Carnival Row and Ben Taylor in the NoW production Running Naked. Both projects are scheduled to be released in 2019 as well as Andrew’s guest appearance in popular period drama Poldark as mentally unstable James Hadfield. He also most recently wrapped filming on short film Ark, the third time he’s worked with fellow actress Tamzin Merchant.
Andrew’s stage credits include Seiffert in Conquest of the South Pole at the Arcola Theatre (touring to the Rose Theatre in Kingston) and Charlie in Terror Tales at the Hampstead Theatre. In 2016 he made his West End debut in London playing the lead role of Winston Smith in a stage production of George Orwell’s 1984.
He played William/Lupin in the radio production of The Diary of a Nobody and Lucian in the BBC 4 radio play Dangerous Visions: Speak. You can also hear his voice as Mudlark in the animated short film The Tall Tales of Urchin.
Andrew is a huge music fan and has recorded several tracks with his former band, Emerson, and also sang some of the songs during the Frankenstein’s Wedding live performance. He is currently working on an album for Humpty Dumpty with his friend and fellow actor Stephen Walters, and is involved in the music project The Gustaffsons.