Andrew confirmed for BAFTA Scotland

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Andrew Gower is one of the confirmed guests for BAFTA Scotland award ceremony on Sunday, 4 November 2018 in Glasgow, where he will no doubt represent Black Mirror and support his “Crocodile” co-star Kiran Sonia Sawar who is nominated in the Best Actress category.

He’ll also be re-united with his Fear the Lord co-star Sophie Kennedy Clark, as well as Outlander actors Sophie Skelton and Richard Rankin.

The British Academy Scotland Awards will be hosted by Edith Bowman at Radisson Blu Glasgow and will be streamed live on Facebook at 19.00, Sunday 4 Nov, preceded by clips of live carpet highlights hosted by Sanjeev Kohli from 17.00 on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

(Source: BAFTA Scotland)

BAFTA Scotland nominations for Black Mirror

BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Scotland announced this year’s nominees on 26 September 2018.

Among them two nominations for Charlie Brooker’s cult TV show Black Mirror:

  • Director Colm McCarthy was nominated for his season 4 episode “Black Museum”.

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Congratulations on both nominations and we’re keeping our fingers firmly crossed for both Colm and Kiran!

Outlander wins Satellite Award – Best Cast

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The Satellite Awards are an award ceremony honoring the year’s outstanding performers, films, television shows, home videos and interactive media, presented by the International Press Academy.

The nominations for the 21st Satellite Awards were announced on 29 November 2016. The winners, including Outlander, which was awarded the “Best Cast in a Genre Show” prize, were announced on 18 February 2017.

Congratulations to Andrew Gower, who was part of this amazing ensemble during Outlander’s Season 2 (which aired 2016).

Capital wins International Emmy

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Congratulatios to the cast and crew of Capital on winning an International Emmy for Best TV Movie or Mini-series!

The winners of the 44th International Emmy Awards were announced at a gala event in New York on 21 November 2016. See a list of all winners here.

Andrew Gower‘s former drama school, the Oxford School of Drama, celebrated the news with this tweet:

Being Human episode nominated in SFX Awards

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Making History“, the episode of Being Human that focused on Cutler and Hal’s backstory, has been nominated in the Best TV Episode category in the SFX Awards 2013.

You can vote here!

You can also vote for Being Human as the Best TV Show, Damien Molony as Best Actor and Sexiest Man, Lenora Crichlow as Best Actress and Sexiest Woman, Aidan Turner as Sexiest Man and Kate Bracken as Sexiest Woman.

Public voting open for The Offies awards

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As reported here in September, Andrew Gower has been nominated for an Offie award for his role as Seiffert in Conquest of the South Pole at the Arcola Theatre.

Public voting has now opened! If you are already a subscriber to the Off West End emails you should have received a secure link to place your vote; if not you can subscribe here. On your sign up form you will also be able to place your vote.

The Offies are the Off West End Theatre Awards, recognising independent theatres across London. Andrew’s nomination was made by the panel and falls under the Best Male category, along with fellow cast member O-T Fagbenle who played Suplianek and Sam Crane who played Braukmann. Stephen Unwin has also been nominated for Best Director while the play itself has been nominated for Best Production.

We wish Andrew the very best of luck! 🍀

Andrew featured in Omnia

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The lovely ladies at Omnia, a free online zine, have included an article about Andrew Gower in their latest edition.

He’s very unassuming, small and skinny and rather awkward, but he’s an excellent actor, very emotive and funny, and absolutely deserving of everything good that comes his way.

You said it Daisy and Nancy! You can read it here.

Off West End Theatre Awards nomination

Andrew Gower has been nominated for an Offie award for his role as Seiffert in Conquest of the South Pole at the Arcola Theatre.

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The Offies are the Off West End Theatre Awards, recognising independent theatres across London. Andrew’s nomination was made by the panel and falls under the Best Male category, along with fellow cast member O-T Fagbenle who played Suplianek and Sam Crane who played Braukmann. Stephen Unwin has also been nominated for Best Director while the play itself has been nominated for Best Production.

Read more here.

Damien Molony interviewed by Spotlight

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Damien Molony has been interviewed by Spotlight about his nomination for the prize in 2011 and his career since then. There are a couple of questions about Andrew Gower and their work together on Being Human:

Did Andrew Gower [2010 Spotlight Prize winner] try to give you any tips?

We didn’t actually shoot anything together until episode seven so we didn’t really talk about it that much. He used to give me encouragement and I would try and do the same because I think he is absolutely amazing, a brilliant actor. He goes into so much depth with his preparation. I learnt a lot from just watching him rather than him teaching me.

Read the full interview here.

Frankenstein’s Wedding beaten at BAFTAs

Frankenstein’s Wedding was last night beaten in the “Sport and Live Event” category at the BAFTAs by The Royal Wedding.

Congratulations to Meredith Chambers, Eleanor Moran, Richard Fell and Pat Connor on the nomination!

You can read the full list of winners here and see the programme featuring the full nominations here.

Frankenstein’s Wedding BAFTA nomination

Frankenstein’s Wedding has been nominated for a BAFTA in the “Sport and Live Event” category.

Good luck to Meredith Chambers, Eleanor Moran, Richard Fell and Pat Connor!

The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, 27 May 2012 at the Royal Festival Hall in London.

Warrington Guardian article

 

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FORMER Great Sankey High School pupil Andrew Gower has been following in the footsteps of Dame Judi Dench, Robert Lindsay and Jim Broadbent after picking up the prestigious Spotlight Prize.

He said: “It was very exciting and unexpected. My mum was away and I couldn’t get hold of anyone so I was just sat on the tube grinning with a cheque in my hand and a bunch of flowers.”

Read the full article here.

Q&A at Perform 2011

Andrew Gower will be taking part in a Q&A session with Will Davies at Perform 2011 as part of Spotlight’s In My Experience session.

We feel he’s a very good example of someone who has trained and is now out there in the industry and making very good progress.

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Read more here.