BIOGRAPHY

Time Out Award Winner / New Zealand International Comedy Award Winner / Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Award Winner

Andy started his career writing for Weekending and went on to become one of the main writers on the ground-breaking Spitting Image satirical puppet show. Andy has performed on numerous radio & TV shows including Live at the Apollo, Mock the Week, QI, Saturday Live, The Stand Up Show, The Comedy Store, They Think It’s All Over, The PMQ show, Scrooby Trevithick and Parsons & Naylor’s Pull-Out Sections.

Having won the Time Out Comedy Award in 2002 he has performed his stand-up all over the world from the prestigious Montreal and Kilkenny comedy festivals to touring Australia and New Zealand. To date he has done five sell-out National tours and in 2009 he released his debut DVD Britain’s Got Idiots, which was followed up by Gruntled in 2011, Slacktivist in 2013 and Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious in 2015. He also hosts a monthly podcast recorded at the Soho Theatre with MPs, journalists and comedians entitled Slacktivist Action Group.

Television

  • Live at the Apollo – BBC 1 – Writer/Performer
  • QI – BBC 1 – Guest
  • Mock the Week – BBC 2 – Regular (14 series)
  • World’s Most Dangerous Roads – BBC 1 – Presenter
  • Question Time – BBC 1 – Guest
  • This Week – BBC 1 – Guest/Contributor
  • Newsnight – BBC 2 – Guest/Contributor
  • Saturday Live – ITV – Writer/Performer
  • Live Floor Show – BBC2 – Performer
  • The Comedy Store Series – C5/ Paramount – Writer/Performer
  • They Think It’s All Over – BBC TV – Guest
  • The Stand-Up Show – BBC – Writer/Performer (4 Series)
  • The Big Stage – C5 – Writer/Performer
  • Holding the Baby – Granada – Script Doctor
  • Asylum – Paramount – Performer
  • The Lenny Henry Show – Writer/Performer
  • Smith & Jones – BBC 1 – Writer/Performer
  • Murder Most Horrid – Performer
  • Spitting Image – Central – Lead Writer
  • MTV Music Awards – MTV – Writer

Radio

  • The PMQ Show
  • Scrooby Trevithick
  • Parsons & Naylor’s Pullout Sections
  • The News Quiz
  • Fighting Talk
  • Blame Game
  • Stand-Up Show
  • Hold the Back Page
  • Straight Up
  • Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive
  • Does the Team Think?