Andrew Grainger’s career as an actor began in the 1980s in England. Highlights from the UK include: performing in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and South Pacific on London’s West End; appearing in TV’s Pride and Prejudice, Heartbeat, Eastenders, The Bill and The Governor; appearing in feature films Mean Machine, In the Beginning and David Copperfield; and working alongside Robert Redford in Spy Game. After emigrating to New Zealand, Andrew has rapidly built up an impressive collection of credits, including The Brokenwood Mysteries, The Breaker Upperers, Westside, 6 Days, The Shannara Chronicles, When We Go to War, The Cult, Shortland Street, Outrageous Fortune, Spartacus, Super City, The Dark Horse, Ash vs Evil Dead, Meg, 25 April and Making of the Mob 2: Chicago. For Auckland Theatre Company, Andrew’s most-recent credits include Filthy Business, The Cherry Orchard, Nell Gwynn, Billy Elliot the Musical, The Ladykillers, Jesus Christ Superstar, Guys and Dolls, Awatea, Once on Chunuk Bair, Chicago, The Heretic, Anne Boleyn, Little Shop of Horrors and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Oliver!. Le Sud. August: Osage County. Mary Stuart. Poor Boy. Calendar Girls. The Twits. Awatea. A Midsummer Night's Dream. Little Shop of Horrors. Anne Boleyn. The Heretic. Chicago. Jesus Christ Superstar. Once On Chunuk Bair. The Good Soul of Szechuan. Lysistrata. The Lady Killers. Guys and Dolls. Billy Elliot the Musical. Nell Gwynn. The Cherry Orchard. Filthy Business. Six Degrees of Separation. The Master Builder. 6 Days.