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.
The Spotlight website has uploaded a short quote from Andrew Gower about how to choose a showcase monologue. You can listen to it below.
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.”
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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.
Will Davies, Spotlight
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Andrew Gower has been cast as series regular Dr Mullery, in a new production by Mammoth Screen for ITV. The programme is called Monroe and will be directed by Paul McGuigan and David Moore. James Nesbitt will play the title role.
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Watch the moment Andrew Gower was announced as the 2010 winner of the prestigous Spotlight Prize, followed by a short interview with him.
Find more information about the Spotlight Prize and watch a short clip of Andrew’s award winning performance here.