Spotlight Prize interview

I just couldn’t believe I’d won. It was an amazing day, but over in a flash.

Andrew Gower - Showcase Prize 2010

As part of their countdown to the Spotlight Prize 2012 (won by Faye Marsay), Spotlight interviewed Andrew who won the prize in 2010. Andrew talks about how he enjoys the mix of TV and theatre work, and complements his Being Human co-star Damien Molony as well as Monroe star James Nesbitt.

You can read the full interview here.

Spotlight interview on Audioboo

The Spotlight website has uploaded a short quote from Andrew about how to choose a showcase monologue. You can listen to it below.

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Entertainment Weekly interview

Entertainment Weekly have posted an interview with Andrew about episode 6 of Being Human season 4 (Puppy Love). The interview covers Cutler’s backstory, his last vestiges of humanity and how he based some of Cutler’s mannerisms on Ian Curtis of Joy Division.

Cutler likes other people to do the work for him—and manipulation is one of the things he’s very good at.

Read the full interview here.

Warrington Guardian article

Andrew Gower’s Spotlight headshot

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.

Liverpool Echo interview

The Liverpool Echo have published a long interview with Andrew following the screening of the first episode of Monroe and previewing next month’s Frankenstein’s Wedding. It also covers his life in Liverpool before he left to attend the Oxford School of Drama, and Andrew talks about his love for The Beatles and his music project Emerson.

Read the full interview here.