Andrew Grainger

General Praxis

Andrew's career as an actor began in the 1980's in England. Some of his first professional productions, all performed on London's West End, were South Pacific, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers and Little Shop Of Horrors. Television and film highlights from the UK include roles in BBC’s Pride and Prejudice and Our Friends From The North, The Bill, Rosemary And Thyme, Heartbeat, Bad Girls and Eastenders, Sky Runners, Avalon High, In The Beginning; appearing in feature film Mean Machine, and working alongside Robert Redford in Spy Game.

After emigrating to New Zealand, Andrew has rapidly built up an impressive collection of credits, appearing in When We Go To War, a six part television series for TVNZ, Shortland Street, Outrageous Fortune, The Million Dollar Con Man, Life's A Riot, The Cult, Spartacus, Super City and most recently Ash Versus Evil Dead. His film credits here include Six Days and The Dark Horse.

For Auckland Theatre Company, Andrew has appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar, The Good Soul of Szechuan, Once on Chunuk Bair, Chicago, The Heretic, Anne Boleyn, Little Shop Of Horrors, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Twits, Calendar Girls, Mary Stuart, Poor Boy, August: Osage County, Oliver! and Le Sud. For Silo Theatre: Assassins, That Face, and Ruben Guthrie. Andrew was also proud to be a part of 360: A Theatre of Recollections created by Carl Bland and Peta Rutter.