In February Andrew finished filming in Coronation Street as Frank Foster for which he voted Villain of the Year in 2012 British Soap Awards. Before Corrie he starred in ITV police drama ‘The Bill’ as DI Neil Manson for 7 years gaining huge critical acclaim and public following. Andrew first came to prominence with the role of Dr Andrew Collin in the ground breaking BBC series ‘Cardiac Arrest.’He followed this with roles in many TV dramas including Queer as Folk, Liverpool One, Hillsborough, City Central and Bad Girls to name a few.
He also starred in the feature film ‘Wide-Eyed and Legless’ as well as numerous theatre roles including the World premiere of Certain Young Men at London’s Almeida. Andrew has written, produced and directed television and theatre, including the documentary My Liverpool, won ‘Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes’, twice taken part in a celebrity edition of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?’ , sang live on Children in Need and appeared on Celebrity Mastermind. Recently he has appeared on The Matthew Wright Show, guest hosted Pete Price's Radio Show, performed his one man shows 'An Evening With' and 'Faith, Fame and Frank.' He hosts events and performs in cabaret throughout the UK.
Andrew is proud patron of the charity Chernobyl Heart and the Unity Theatre,Liverpool, an Ambassador of Everton in the Community and the Lancashire County Cricket Club Foundation. In 2006 The Heritage Foundation of Great Britain presented Andrew with the Chairman's award for ‘his contribution to charity and British television’. He lives in both Liverpool and London with his son Isaac, new dog Olly and wife Louise who owns and operates Jade School of Dance across this city.
Will trained at the Manchester School of Theatre at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
In his final year he played Prior Walter in Tony Kushner's much acclaimed ‘Angels in America’ and the title role in Stephen Sondheim's ‘Sweeney Todd’. Since graduating in June he has appeared in ‘The Last Train to Tomorrow’, an original work by Carl Davis CBE, which was premiered by the Halle Orchestra at the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester during the summer.
He says: My father and many close family members are from Liverpool, so it has always been a huge influence on my life! I have grown up with a love for the city, its people, the football and of course the music! Liverpool has always inspired such great talent and innovation and I am immensely proud to be making my professional debut as ‘This Boy’ at the new Epstein Theatre and to be playing my part in recounting the fascinating story of Brian Epstein's life and career.