Podcast: Peter Polycarpou on The Show People Podcast

This episode was recorded in January 2020 – before Covid-19 changed everything. Andrew shares an explanation about where The Show People Podcast has been for most of 2020 and celebrates the podcast’s fourth anniversary.  Andrew and Peter Polycarpou two discuss Peter’s childhood, his relationship with his sister Eve Polycarpou and their Greek heritage and representation […]

Read More

Artwork: “Your Friend”

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the decimation of my industry, I’ve found myself with more time on my hands. So, I decided to spend time creating a piece of digital art inspired by my favourite film ever made to help me pay the bills. It is no coincidence that I decided to choose a […]

Read More

BLOG: You’re not being artistic, you’re just white noise.

I’m old enough to remember when the Internet was first piped into homes around the UK. An ugly new sound screamed down our telephone lines indicating a precarious connection to the World Wide Web via a 56K modem, so we could childishly creep around our new dark playground. I distinctly remember my mother yelling up […]

Read More

BLOG: The DeLorean Diaries: #1

Coronavirus and self isolation have broadly inspired everyone who is not a key-worker to do one of three things: – Sit at home, do nothing, order take-aways and masturbate on the hour, ever hour. – During this imperative time to stay home, take up some kind of exercise regime, convince themselves that they won’t get […]

Read More

BLOG: Philip Schofield and The Shame Of the Broom Cupboard.

The name on everybody’s lips is Philip Schofield. On 7 February 2020, the veteran presenter and broadcaster revealed he was gay, in a heartfelt and beautifully written letter via his Instagram account, and the same day discussed in person in a subsequent interview with his This Morning co-host Holly Wiloughby.  “You never know what’s going […]

Read More

BLOG: So close and yet so far.

All too often I’ll find myself scrolling through apps such as Instagram or Twitter – and it’s like looking through a window into an impenetrable, digital Eden. A glimpse at Insta reveals the rich and famous on yachts and holidays, my family share posts about being together, but are so very far away from me, […]

Read More

Blog: World AIDS Day

Over six months ago. After meeting with David Pendlebury and the MAD Trust. I found myself in the wings of the Dominion Theatre holding a collection of cue cards to share that I was HIV+ with my friends, family and the industry that I passionately love and work in. My heart was racing and my mouth was dry. I was […]

Read More