Andrew Schofield

Andrew Schofield is a Liverpudlian actor of stage, screen and TV, and a musician. Schofield's biggest TV role was as Francis (Franny) Scully in Alan Bleasdale's 1984 Granada series Scully. He has also appeared in three more Bleasdale series, as Peter Grenville in GBH in 1991, Jake's Progress in 1995 and as Charlton Ffoulkes in Melissa in 1997, and films such as Alex Cox's Sid and Nancy in 1986.

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Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)

The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series (along with "Trilogy" and "The Long Day Closes") is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on Davies's own family. Through a series of exquisite tableaux ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Davies
CAST:  Lorraine Ashbourne  •  Jean Boht  •  Carl Chase  •  Angela Walsh

The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series (along with "Trilogy" and "The Long Day Closes") is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on Davies's own family. Through a series of exquisite tableaux ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terence Davies
CAST:  Lorraine Ashbourne  •  Jean Boht  •  Carl Chase  •  Angela Walsh

Hamlet (1996)

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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julie Christie  •  Judi Dench  •  Gérard Depardieu

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother now marrying the murderer... his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Julie Christie  •  Judi Dench  •  Gérard Depardieu

Liam (2000)

A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his first Holy Communion, gets a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  Claire Hackett  •  Anthony Borrows  •  David Hart

A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his first Holy Communion, gets a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Ian Hart  •  Claire Hackett  •  Anthony Borrows  •  David Hart

No Surrender (1985)

It's New Year's Eve in Thatcher's de-industrialising Britain. The scene is set at a seedy bar in Liverpool where a group of Irish Protestant and Irish Catholic pensioners will gather to clash and bash the new year in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Smith
CAST:  Michael Angelis  •  Tom Georgeson  •  Bernard Hill  •  Ray McAnally

It's New Year's Eve in Thatcher's de-industrialising Britain. The scene is set at a seedy bar in Liverpool where a group of Irish Protestant and Irish Catholic pensioners will gather to clash and bash the new year in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Smith
CAST:  Michael Angelis  •  Tom Georgeson  •  Bernard Hill  •  Ray McAnally

Revengers Tragedy (2002)

A film adaptation of the 1606 satirical tragedy by Thomas Middleton, relocated to a post-apocalyptic Liverpool. Christopher Eccleston plays the revenge-obsessed Vindice, who has sworn to kill the evil Duke (Derek Jacobi) who murdered his one true love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Kevin Knapman

A film adaptation of the 1606 satirical tragedy by Thomas Middleton, relocated to a post-apocalyptic Liverpool. Christopher Eccleston plays the revenge-obsessed Vindice, who has sworn to kill the evil Duke (Derek Jacobi) who murdered his one true love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Kevin Knapman

Sid and Nancy (1986)

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January 1978. After their success in England, the punk rock band Sex Pistols venture out on their tour of the southern United States. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious is forced by his band mates to travel without his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, who will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Chloe Webb  •  David Hayman  •  Debby Bishop

January 1978. After their success in England, the punk rock band Sex Pistols venture out on their tour of the southern United States. Temperamental bassist Sid Vicious is forced by his band mates to travel without his troubled girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, who will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Chloe Webb  •  David Hayman  •  Debby Bishop

Three Businessmen (1998)

An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who specializes in African art, arrives in the same hotel. The two meet in the hotel's abandoned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Miguel Sandoval  •  Alex Cox  •  Robert Wisdom  •  Isabel Ampudia

An American art dealer (Miguel Sandoval), who specializes in southwestern topaz, arrives by train in Liverpool. Similarly, a very proper British art dealer (Alex Cox), who specializes in African art, arrives in the same hotel. The two meet in the hotel's abandoned ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Miguel Sandoval  •  Alex Cox  •  Robert Wisdom  •  Isabel Ampudia

I'm a Juvenile Delinquent, Jail Me! (2004)

This is a forty-minute drama for schoolkids, broadcast by the BBC in Britain. There was an epidemic of Liverpool kids blowing up public telephone boxes with fireworks at the time, so we began with an incidence of that. (A.C)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  James Stone  •  Gary Molyneux  •  Ben Molyneux  •  Nicholas McGrane

This is a forty-minute drama for schoolkids, broadcast by the BBC in Britain. There was an epidemic of Liverpool kids blowing up public telephone boxes with fireworks at the time, so we began with an incidence of that. (A.C)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  James Stone  •  Gary Molyneux  •  Ben Molyneux  •  Nicholas McGrane

Under the Mud (2006)

Under The Mud depicts a hectic day in the life of a family from hell. Or are they ‘one hell of a family’? The film’s setting of Speke and Garston in Liverpool is an area with high unemployment and one of the worst teenage pregnancy rates in Europe. The action takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sol Papadopoulos
CAST:  Andrew Schofield  •  Lisa Parry

Under The Mud depicts a hectic day in the life of a family from hell. Or are they ‘one hell of a family’? The film’s setting of Speke and Garston in Liverpool is an area with high unemployment and one of the worst teenage pregnancy rates in Europe. The action takes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sol Papadopoulos
CAST:  Andrew Schofield  •  Lisa Parry

Fifteen Minutes That Shook the World (2009)

Investigative journalist Alan Wacker (Andrew Schofield) arrives in Liverpool to unravel the truth behind the historical 2005 Champion’s League final fight back in Istanbul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Illy
CAST:  Jamie Carragher  •  Steven Gerrard  •  Dietmar Hamann  •  Marc J. Morrison

Investigative journalist Alan Wacker (Andrew Schofield) arrives in Liverpool to unravel the truth behind the historical 2005 Champion’s League final fight back in Istanbul.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Illy
CAST:  Jamie Carragher  •  Steven Gerrard  •  Dietmar Hamann  •  Marc J. Morrison

There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)

Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the confidence to succeed and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hay
CAST:  Lewis McKenzie  •  Jane Lapotaire  •  Gina McKee  •  Robert Carlyle

Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the confidence to succeed and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hay
CAST:  Lewis McKenzie  •  Jane Lapotaire  •  Gina McKee  •  Robert Carlyle

Dead Man's Cards (2006)

Ex Boxer Tom is on the ropes, when a chance encounter at the gym leads to the offer of work as a doorman at a run down nightclub. The volatile head doorman Paul, is a battle hardened veteran from the old school. Recognising Tom for the fighter that he once was, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marquand
CAST:  Paul Barber  •  Tom Bell  •  Samantha Womack  •  James McMartin

Ex Boxer Tom is on the ropes, when a chance encounter at the gym leads to the offer of work as a doorman at a run down nightclub. The volatile head doorman Paul, is a battle hardened veteran from the old school. Recognising Tom for the fighter that he once was, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Marquand
CAST:  Paul Barber  •  Tom Bell  •  Samantha Womack  •  James McMartin

Act of Grace (2008)

When Dezzie befriends new boy Yasin at his school, little does he know his life will take an unexpected turn that will ultimately shape his future. Having witnessed the perpetual racist taunts and bullying to the quiet Chinese newcomer, Dezzie, no stranger to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noreen Kershaw
CAST:  Chike Chan  •  Michael Dixon  •  Leo Gregory  •  Crissy Rock

When Dezzie befriends new boy Yasin at his school, little does he know his life will take an unexpected turn that will ultimately shape his future. Having witnessed the perpetual racist taunts and bullying to the quiet Chinese newcomer, Dezzie, no stranger to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noreen Kershaw
CAST:  Chike Chan  •  Michael Dixon  •  Leo Gregory  •  Crissy Rock

Reds & Blues: The Ballad of Dixie & Kenny (2010)

Dixie (Paul Duckworth) a fervent, bitter blue has been bin-bagged and arrives at the home of his crazy Evertonian sister, Gwladys (Lindzi Germain). Unbeknown to the blues, the rabid reds next door headed by Kenny (Andrew Schofield) and Anne (Lynn Francis) are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Lysaght
CAST:  Carl Chase  •  Andrew Schofield  •  Paul Duckworth  •  Lindzi Germain

Dixie (Paul Duckworth) a fervent, bitter blue has been bin-bagged and arrives at the home of his crazy Evertonian sister, Gwladys (Lindzi Germain). Unbeknown to the blues, the rabid reds next door headed by Kenny (Andrew Schofield) and Anne (Lynn Francis) are ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian Lysaght
CAST:  Carl Chase  •  Andrew Schofield  •  Paul Duckworth  •  Lindzi Germain

Needle (1990)

Needle paints a harrowing picture of a Liverpool overrun by drugs, charting a young man's nightmarish descent into intravenous heroin use and AIDS and a police and political leadership incapable of the imagination or courage necessary to respond to the drug problem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Sean McKee  •  Emma Bird  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Anna Keaveney

Needle paints a harrowing picture of a Liverpool overrun by drugs, charting a young man's nightmarish descent into intravenous heroin use and AIDS and a police and political leadership incapable of the imagination or courage necessary to respond to the drug problem.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillies MacKinnon
CAST:  Sean McKee  •  Emma Bird  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Anna Keaveney

Self Catering (1994)

Alan Bleasdale's star-studded comedy/drama about the lives of five plane crash survivors stranded together on a deserted island. Starring Jane Horrocks, John Gordon Sinclair, Jennifer Ehle, Noreen Kershaw and Andrew Schofield. When a plane crashes, five very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Lefevre
CAST:  Jane Horrocks  •  John Gordon Sinclair  •  Noreen Kershaw  •  Andrew Schofield

Alan Bleasdale's star-studded comedy/drama about the lives of five plane crash survivors stranded together on a deserted island. Starring Jane Horrocks, John Gordon Sinclair, Jennifer Ehle, Noreen Kershaw and Andrew Schofield. When a plane crashes, five very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Lefevre
CAST:  Jane Horrocks  •  John Gordon Sinclair  •  Noreen Kershaw  •  Andrew Schofield

Requiem Apache (1994)

Alan Bleasdale's comic crime caper for Channel 4 about a former getaway driver desperate to leave his life of crime behind. Featuring Alfred Molina, David Ross, Amanda Mealing, Andrew Schofield and Julie Walters. Raymond Murtagh's Requim Apache tells the story of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ward Jones
CAST:  Alfred Molina  •  Kenneth Cranham  •  Ralph Brown  •  Andrew Schofield

Alan Bleasdale's comic crime caper for Channel 4 about a former getaway driver desperate to leave his life of crime behind. Featuring Alfred Molina, David Ross, Amanda Mealing, Andrew Schofield and Julie Walters. Raymond Murtagh's Requim Apache tells the story of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Ward Jones
CAST:  Alfred Molina  •  Kenneth Cranham  •  Ralph Brown  •  Andrew Schofield

Blood on the Dole (1994)

Alan Bleasdale's touching yet frank drama for Channel 4 about the struggles of a group of young adults leaving school in a deprived area of Liverpool. Starring Stephen Walters, Suzanne Maddock and Amanda Mealing. Based on the acclaimed play by Jim Morris, voted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pip Broughton
CAST:  Stephen Walters  •  Philip Dowd  •  Suzanne Maddock  •  Rachel Caldwell

Alan Bleasdale's touching yet frank drama for Channel 4 about the struggles of a group of young adults leaving school in a deprived area of Liverpool. Starring Stephen Walters, Suzanne Maddock and Amanda Mealing. Based on the acclaimed play by Jim Morris, voted ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pip Broughton
CAST:  Stephen Walters  •  Philip Dowd  •  Suzanne Maddock  •  Rachel Caldwell

Liverpool Nativity (2007)

Inspired by The Manchester Passion, Liverpool Nativity employs the city's great musical heritage as the soundtrack to a contemporary music drama set in a fictitious state, a tale as relevant today as it was 2,000 years ago. The live event tells the intimate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Valentine  •  Noreen Kershaw
CAST:  Jodie McNee  •  Kenny Thompson  •  Geoffrey Hughes  •  Cathy Tyson

Inspired by The Manchester Passion, Liverpool Nativity employs the city's great musical heritage as the soundtrack to a contemporary music drama set in a fictitious state, a tale as relevant today as it was 2,000 years ago. The live event tells the intimate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Valentine  •  Noreen Kershaw
CAST:  Jodie McNee  •  Kenny Thompson  •  Geoffrey Hughes  •  Cathy Tyson

Scully's New Year's Eve (1978)

Scully invites his mates to gatecrash his mum's New Year's Eve party.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Simpson
CAST:  Andrew Schofield  •  Jane Freeman  •  Stan Stennett  •  Avis Bunnage

Scully invites his mates to gatecrash his mum's New Year's Eve party.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Simpson
CAST:  Andrew Schofield  •  Jane Freeman  •  Stan Stennett  •  Avis Bunnage
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