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Andrew James Whelan (Lyricist/ Writer)

Represented by

Agent: John Rogerson

john@collectiveagents.co.uk

UPCOMING PROJECTS

VANARA | Hackney Empire & Tour | Lyricist | Directed by Adam Lenson

THEATRE PROJECTS

DRACULA - FANGS OF DESTINY |  Questors Theatre | Co-Writer

THE BIG SQUEEZE | Common Players (tour) | Lyricist*        

THE SNOW QUEEN TRAIL | Rose Theatre Kingston | Lyricist*

BUSINESS | The Studio | Writer

STORMY WEATHER | Common Players (tour) | Co-Deviser/Co-writer/Lyricist*

HENRY V | Arundel Festival | Lyricist*          

A LITTLE PATCH OF GROUND | The Studio | Writer/Lyricist*

TIME CODE | Royal Opera House | Co-Story Deviser/Writer (with Will Tucket)

MACBETH | Arundel Festival | Lyricist*          

ROBIN HOOD | Common Players (tour) | Co-Devisor/Script Editor/Lyricist*      

ABOUT FACE | Royal Opera House | Co-Librettist    

THE UGLY DUCKLING | Theatre Foundry | Co-Deviser/Lyricist*

A CHRISTMAS CAROL | Munich- Gaastag Theatre | Co-Adaptor/Script Contributor

MACGREGOR | Bridewell Theatre | Book Writer/Lyricist  

*Also songwriter and/ or composer

TELEVISION AND RADIO PROJECTS

FLANTASTIC | Granada TV | Writer (2 Series)

MAD SCIENCE | Granada TV | Writer (2 Series)

THE RUSS ABBOT SHOW 2 Series & 1 Christmas Special) | Granada TV | Sketch Writer & Lyricist *      

HOLY SMOKE | LWT| Writer (1 Series)

DAVRO | Carlton TV | Sketch Writer  

ON THE BALL | Granada TYV | Script Associate /Format Consultant

ALISTAIR MCGOWAN'S BIG IMPRESSION | BBC1| Lyricist*

YOU GOTTA BE JOKING | BBC | Sketch Writer &Lyricist *

 YOU'VE BEEN FRAMED (2 Series & 2 Specials) | Granada TV | Script Associate/ Writer          

NAME THAT TOON | Granada TV | Script Associate/Writer          

WYSYWYG | ITV | Sketch Writer  

TRAIN TO WIN | LWT | Commentary Writer  

BITS FROM LAST WEEK'S RADIO | BBC Radio 2 | Sketch Writer  

THE TREATMENT |  BBC Radio 5 | Lyricist*

*Also songwriter and/ or composer

REVIEW PROJECTS

NOTHING BUT THE RUTH | Bridewell Theatre/ Edinburgh Festival/ King's Head, Islington/ Greenwich Theatre |

Book Writer/Lyricist*             

BIG GIRLS DON'T CRY | Canal Cafe Theatre | Lyricist*                                          

DISHONOURABLE LADIES | Tour | Co-Lyricist (Honor Blackman one woman show)

MEAT & TWO VEG | London Venues & touring | Sketch Writer/ Lyricist*

LEO, HOLLY, BILLY & THE BIG BAD BUG | GSMD | Co-Writer/ Lyricist*    

NEWSREVUE | Canal Cafe Theatre/ Edinburgh Festival | Sketch Writer/Lyricist

OUT OF ORDER | Various Venues/ Tour| Co-writer/ Performer/ Lyricist*          

THE FAT LADY SINGS | Bridge Lane | Lyricist *

*Also songwriter and/ or composer

Career
Credits

'...one of the best lyrics I have ever heard. The contrast between sections is beautifully written.' - William David Brohn (Miss Saigon, Ragtime, Wicked) on The Future of You, from Vanara.

 

‘...Really good, sharp writing and living characters… a real talent.' -   Lotte Buchan, The Globe Theatre and Rose Theatre on A Little Patch of Ground

 

‘…a sharp witty breath of Fresh Air' - Ned Sherrin and ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Jon Plowman on Nothing but the Ruth.

'Andrew Whelan has penned the text which makes short work of time and infinity… it has inspired sections...' Sarah Frater (Evening Standard ) 'on Oo:Oo:Oo:Oo: Timecode' Royal Opera House

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Vanara

New musical Vanara opens at the Hackney Empire this Autumn playing the 22nd - 30th October ahead of a UK tour. This new production has Lyrics by Andrew James Whelan.
Andrew James Whelan (Lyricist/ Writer)