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Andrew McCulloch

Last updated 03 September 2013

Andrew McCulloch

Born: Thu 3rd September 1942 (age: 75)


Andrew McCulloch often credited as Andy McCulloch, is a British television writer and actor.

His first television writing credit was for the Doctor Who story "Meglos" in 1980, penned with John Flanagan, with whom he retains a regular writing partnership. 

A second script for the following season, called "Project Zeta-Sigma" failed to materialise. 

In 1991 however they wrote the cult spy series Sleepers, which was shown on BBC2 starring Nigel Havers and Warren Clarke. He has also written for Murder in Suburbia; numerous episodes of Heartbeat and its spin-off The Royal; and gained critical acclaim for Margery and Gladys with June Brown and Penelope Keith in 2003.

His acting credits include the movies playing Ham Peggotty in the 1969 version of David Copperfield, Roman Polanski's Macbeth, Cry Freedom and The Land That Time Forgot, and small parts in Taggart, Softly, Softly - Task Force,Messiah and cult comedy Father Ted.