Andrew McGuirk

  • Actor
    Male / Hampshire
  • Ethnicity
    Age Range
    46 - 56
    6' (1m 85cm)
    13st. 5lb (85kg)
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  • Links

    Personal Website


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Jack Senior
Theatre (Tour)
The Village Fate
Rosie Sloan
Up To Something Acting Troupe
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
The Birthday Party
Daniel Fox
Titchfield Festival Theatre
Titchfield Festival Theatre
2017 - 2018Bob (Lead Male)
Theatre (Tour)
Fresh Start
Heaton Wilson
Origins Theatre Company
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth
2017Sir Toby Belch
Twelfth Night
Arundel Thomas
Olympia Players
Market Chambers, Basingstoke
2017Henry Gein
Worlds Most Evil Killers
Rob Hull
Woodcut Media
The Cripple of Inishmaan
Claire Whittaker
Plaza Theatre
2016Lord Craven
The Secret Garden
Peter Moore
Plaza Theatre
2015John Graham Whitfield
Night of January the 16th
Helena Gomm
West Meon Players
West Meon Hall
2015Joe Marino
Witches of Eastwick
Lisbeth Rakes
Theatre Royal
2015Frankie (Lead role)
Film (Student)
A Dying Ember
Joe Gower
Monochrome Media
On location Winchester
Absurd Person Singular
Chris Laing
Alton Assembly Rooms
2014Professor Bhaer
Little Women
Vara Williams
Chesil Theatre
Chesil Theatre
2009Ex-pat presenter (Sole Protagonist)
Caja MadridTeleMadrid
Madrid, Spain
Los Exitosos PellsAntena 3 Films
Madrid, Spain
Potential for Violence
Miyagi productions
Sala TIS, Madrid, Spain
  • Education

    20171 yr. part-time ActingBristol Acting Academy
    2016Summer course Classical ActingBOVTS
    2015Workshop one day, Method ActingCity Academy
    2015Weekend workshop, Shakespearean actingRSC
    2015Summer course Modern ActingBOVTS
    2008Acting Masterclass 1 weekLondon Academy of Media, Film and TV

    Additional Skills

    English RP, New York dialect, Irish accents, fluent in Spanish

    Military experience (Army)

    Advanced Motorcyclist

    Additional Information

    Andrew’s stage credits include major roles in The Secret Garden, The Cripple of Inishmaan, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Absurd Person Singular, Night of January 16th, Little Women, Potential For Violence, Catastrophe, Sinbad Panto, Whose Life Is it Anyway?, Zigger Zagger and The Witches of Eastwick musical. During the BAA course, Andrew played scenes as Prospero in The Tempest and as Halvard Solness in The Master Builder. At BOVTS, Andrew has played Capulet in Romeo and Juliet and Father in Nina Raine’s Rabbit.

    Film work includes four short films as well as the Spanish commercial and the episode in the Spanish TV series already mentioned.

    Andrew was born in County Cork, Ireland and moved to England at a very young age. From 2004 to 2012 he lived and worked in Madrid before returning to the UK. Andrew has had a varied career, including a year as a London based, motorcycle despatch rider and several years as a front-line Engineering soldier with a specialist Arctic warfare unit before settling down in civilian life as an Engineering Manager. Andrew is now hoping to move into professional acting on a full time basis.

    About me

    Stage or film, classical or modern, Andrew simply loves to perform and has a very professional and committed work ethic.

    Andrew first started acting at college and then had a long break until 12 years ago, at which point the passionate bug bit him. Since 2005 Andrew has been very active, appearing in many stage plays, some musical work, short films, an episode of a Spanish TV series and a sole protagonist in a Spanish TV commercial. Andrew has, at the same time, taken on as much professional training as possible: the one year Bristol Acting Academy showcase course at BOVTS, two summer courses with BOVTS as well as short courses with the RSC, City Academy, the London Academy of Media, Film and TV plus some private tutor led workshops, including one-to-one singing lessons.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Irish
    Experienced In
    • Commercials
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • TV
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Film (Professional)
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish
    Accents (UK)
    • Belfast
    • Cockney
    • English, standard
    • Hampshire
    • London
    • Northern Irish
    • RP
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • Sussex
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • New York City
    Hair Length
    • Bald / Crew Cut
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Perform nude?
    • No
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    • HGV / Commercial Driver's License
    • Motorcycle
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • No
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Tough
    • Villainous