Biography

Andrew is a writer and comedian. He is the co-writer of internet sensation Jonathan Pie, the spoof news reporter created by Tom Walker. Andrew started writing for Pie in December 2015, and since then has collaborated with Tom on weekly online videos and two live shows. The first, Jonathan Pie: Live, toured the UK in 2016/17 and culminated in a sell-out performance at the London Palladium. Their second show, Jonathan Pie: Back to the Studio, toured the UK earlier this year and went on to tour Australia. Their online video responding to the US election result has had in excess of 150 million views. They also co-wrote and released a new book called Jonathan Pie: Off the Record at the end of last year. Andrew is also the stand-up support act for Jonathan Pie and has performed at the Palladium and the Hammersmith Apollo. 

Andrew recently appeared at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in his sixth solo stand-up show Thought Crimes, which ran at the Soho Theatre in London in JulyHis previous solo stand-up shows are Future Tense, Minimalism!, Zero Tolerance, Whatever it Takes, and Crash Course in Depravity. Andrew is the co-founder of a new comedy night in London for free-thinking acts called Comedy Unleashed

His plays include Borderland (national tour for 7:84, Scotland), Jimmy Murphy Makes Amends (BBC Radio 4) and The Second Mr Bailey (BBC Radio 4). His new plays Reacher's Point and Poster Girl were recently broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Borderland was revived by Soda Bread Theatre Company and ran at the Lyric Theatre in Belfast in July of this year. Andrew has co-written a parody show called Graeme of Thrones, which toured the UK, America, Canada and Australia, and recently ran in London's west end. He wrote The Hollywood Special Effects Show, which toured major venues in the UK and the US.  

He has worked on a number of musicals with Craig Adams, including adaptations of Terry Pratchett’s Soul Music (Rose Theatre, Kingston), Carlo Collodi’s The Adventures of Pinocchio (Castle Theatre, Wellingborough), and Dodie Smith’s The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Castle Theatre, Wellingborough). Andrew and Craig are currently working on a new musical, The Guinea Pig Club, in assocation with Perfect Pitch. 

Andrew adapted Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels for the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, in collaboration with platinum-selling singer/songwriter Duke Special. Andrew and Duke Special are currently working on an adaptation of Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, also for the Lyric Theatre, Belfast. They recently collaborated on Paperboy, a musical set in Northern Ireland in 1975 at the height of the troubles, based on the autobiography by Tony Macaulay.

Andrew regularly appears on Sky News to comment on politics and current affairs. He is a columnist for Spiked online magazine.  

Writing credits - comedy

JONATHAN PIE: BACK TO THE STUDIO (co-written with Tom Walker)
National tour 2018 for Phil McIntyre Entertainments. 

JONATHAN PIE: LIVE (co-written with Tom Walker)
Edinburgh Fringe and national tour 2016-2017 for Phil McIntyre Entertainments.

GRAEME OF THRONES (co-written with Dan Evans and Toby Park)
World tour 2016-2017.

DEATH IN GREENWICH
Pleasance Theatre London 2012.

SHAMLET
King's Head Theatre London 2006. Edinburgh Fringe 2003.

WAR ON MUCKLE ROE
Traverse Theatre Edinburgh 2004 for 7:84 Theatre Company Scotland

CHRISTIE & DOYLE'S AXIS OF EVIL (co-written with Bridget Christie)
Edinburgh Fringe 2005.

Writing credits - drama

POSTER GIRL 
BBC Radio 4, 2018

REACHER'S POINT
BBC Radio 4 afternoon play, 2017.

SCRUMPING
Currently in development.

THE SECOND MR BAILEY
BBC Radio 4 afternoon play, 2010.

JIMMY MURPHY MAKES AMENDS
BBC Radio 4 afternoon play, 2008.

BORDERLAND
National tour for 7:84 Theatre Company Scotland, 2005. 

Writing credits - musicals

HUCKLEBERRY FINN (book and lyrics)
Music by Duke Special. Currently in development for Lyric Theatre Belfast.

PAPERBOY (book and lyrics) 
Music by Duke Special. Currently in development for YMT UK.

THE GUINEA PIG CLUB (book and lyrics)
Music by Craig Adams. Currently in development for Perfect Pitch.

GULLIVER'S TRAVELS (book and lyrics)
Music by Duke Special. Produced by YMT UK for Lyric Theatre Belfast 2015.

SOUL MUSIC (book and lyrics)
Music by Craig Adams. Produced by YMT UK for Rose Theatre Kingston 2014.

THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO (book and lyrics)
Music by Craig Adams. Castle Theatre Wellinborough 2014.

THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS (lyrics)
Music by Craig Adams. Castle Theatre Wellingborough 2013.

THE WORLD MUST BE PEOPLED (book)
Music and lyrics by Jonny and the Baptists. Soho Theatre 2012 for Nabokov.

THE HOUSE OF LADY BABYON (book and lyrics)
Bad Physics Theatre 2012.

Stand-up comedy shows

ANDREW DOYLE: THOUGHT CRIMES
Soho Theatre 2018. Edinburgh Fringe 2017. Guildford Fringe 2017.

ANDREW DOYLE: FUTURE TENSE
Soho Theatre 2017. Edinburgh Fringe 2016.

ANDREW DOYLE: MINIMALISM!
Soho Theatre 2016. Glasgow Comedy Festival 2016. Cardiff Comedy Festival 2015. Edinburgh Fringe 2015.

ANDREW DOYLE: ZERO TOLERANCE
Glasgow Comedy Festival 2015. Gibraltar Fringe 2015. Cardiff Comedy Festival 2014. Edinburgh Fringe 2014.

ANDREW DOYLE: WHATEVER IT TAKES
Soho Theatre 2013. Leicester Comedy Festival 2013. Glasgow Comedy Festival 2013. Edinburgh Fringe 2012.

ANDREW DOYLE'S CRASH COURSE IN DEPRAVITY
Glasgow Comedy Festival 2012. Edinburgh Fringe 2011. Leicester Comedy Festival 2011. Brighton Fringe 2011.

SEX AND HUGS AND FORWARD ROLLS (with James Acaster and Ben Van Der Velde)
Edinburgh Fringe 2010. Brighton Comedy Festival 2010.

THE HOLY TRINITY (with Joleed Farah and Ben Van Der Velde)
Edinburgh Fringe 2009. Leicester Comedy Festival 2009. Brighton Comedy Festival 2009.