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Dr Andrew Sherlock

Dr Andrew Sherlock

Telephone: 0151 231 5149

Biography

Andrew Sherlock is a professional dramatist and academic. As a writer and director his work for stage, screen and radio has been produced locally, nationally and internationally. He is also an internationally published academic.

Degrees

2015, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD
1998, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MA, Screenwriting
1987, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, Post Graduate Diploma, Theatre Studies
1985, Leeds, United Kingdom, BA Hons, English

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Drama, Drama, Liverpool John Moores University, 1997 - present

Publications

Thesis/Dissertation

Sherlock A. 2015. Re-Representing the City Merkin R, Spargo T. LJMU

Film

2010. The Shankly Show

2009. Enterprising St Helens - Changing Culture

2008. The Girls of Belarus

2007. Son et Lumiere, scripted giant open air history of Liverpool projected on to St Georges Hall

2006. ‘My Six Objects’

2006. ‘Who Are You?’

2006. The Girls Who Came To Stay,

2005. 79 Journeys

2004. Way To Go

2003. On Patrol

2001. Closer

2000. Outside the School Gates

1997. The Representative

‘On the Out’,

Report

Sherlock A. 2004. Road To Nowhere - Road Safety Drama Assessment Report

Sherlock A, Birkinshaw N, Wills H. 2000. Outside the School Gates Report to accompany the film drama project with case studies and strategies for dealing with traunacy Outside The School Gates Case Studies

Performance

Sherlock A, Smyth G. A Drink With Brendan Behan. Stage Play

Sherlock A. Shotgun Wedding,

Sherlock A. Gangsta Town - Five Gold Rings. Stage Play Script.

Sherlock A. Driving Ambition

Sherlock A. Walltalks

Sherlock A. Tunnellers Tales

Sherlock A. The Digging of the Tunnel

Sherlock A. Jimmy's Letters

Sherlock A. Best of Order BBC Radio Series

Sherlock A. The Third Grace

Sherlock A. Around The Pool In 800 Years

Sherlock A. Around The Pool In 800 Years

Sherlock A. Road To Nowhere

Sherlock A. The Shankly Show

Sherlock A. The Shankly Show

Sherlock A. Fall From Grace

Sherlock A. Pool of Blood

Sherlock A. City of the Sea - A History of the Port of Liverpool

Sherlock A. The Pool of Blood

Sherlock A. The Judgement of Hakim

Sherlock A. The Judgement of Hakim

Sherlock A. Epstein - The Man Who Made The Beatles

Sherlock A. King of The North - The Story of the Great North South Divide

Sherlock A. Epstein - The Man Who Made The Beatles

Sherlock A. Kiss My Blues

Sherlock A. The Weather People

Sherlock A. Loco Salsa

Sherlock A. Ballad of the Sea,

Sherlock A. Tunellers’ Tales

Sherlock A. Fall From Grace

Sherlock A. Them’s The Breaks -

Sherlock A. Wall Talks

Sherlock A. Sex&Drugs&…

Sherlock . Road to Nowhere

Sherlock A. Whirlwind History of Gas

Sherlock A. Sting in the Tale

Sherlock A. Stand–Up Comedy.

Sherlock A. Sweeney.

Sherlock A. Goodnight

Sherlock A. Watching the Detectives

Sherlock A. The Judgement of Hakim

Sherlock A. The Shankly Show

Sherlock A. Epstein - The Man Who Made The Beatles

Artefact

Sherlock A. Best of Order BBC Radio Interviews

Other

Sherlock A. Echoes of Ireland

Sherlock A. The World in One City

Internet publication

Sherlock A. Sleepover Planet, www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/schools/4_11/sleepover/

Exhibition

Sherlock A. Talking Heads

Conference publication

Sherlock A. 'Whither Political Theatre' Conference Whither Political Theatre

Journal article

Sherlock A. 2013 ‘Staging Flann - The Brother’ International Flann O’Brien review magazine ‘The Parish’,

Engagement & Impact

Award:

Vivian Ellis National Musical Theatre Prize, The Performing Rights Society

The Royal Televison Society Award for Best Regional Programme for On the Out, The Royal Television Society

Conference organisation:

A Drink With Brendan Behan - playreading and panel discussion., Organiser/Director/Chair

Conference presentation:

Why Flann Loves a Drama..., Acting Out: IV Flann O'Brien International Conference 2017, Saltzburg University, Oral presentation

Popular Politicised Drama, Rediscovering the Radical, Liverpool Hope University/LIPA, Oral presentation

Re-Presenting the City A Dramatist's View, Out of Practice - Showing Practice-Led Research, Birmingham University, Oral presentation

Outside The School Gates Dramatising Truancy, Outside The School Gates, The Unity Theatre LIverpool, Oral presentation

A Drama Practitioner's Popular Politics, Whither Political Theatre?, St John's College, Cambridge, Oral presentation

Football in Theatre - The Shankly Show, a Case Study., Performance Studies International - PSI#18., Leeds University, Oral presentation

My Liverpool 08, So What DId You Think Of 2008? TUC, Liverpool, Oral presentation

External collaboration:

Liverpool Hope University/Royal Court theatre Liverpool/Liverpool Echo, Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize - reader/assessor/judge.

UNIGLOBAL/Culture Liverpool, Artistic Director UNIGLOBAL World Congress Opening Ceremony.

ITV/Granada, ITV Drama

The Royal Court Theatre Liverpool, Partnership Co-ordinator

The Unity Theatre Liverpool, Departmental Partnership Co-ordinator

Institute of the Arts Barcelona, LInk Tutor

The Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Teachers' Education Forum

Media Coverage:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eg7608glv4, Willy Russell LJMU archive launch hosted evening interviewing Willy live with a guest audience.

Ken Bigley Special Report From Liverpool - contributed as interviewee to BBC Radio 4 discussion of the city's reaction to the death of Ken Bigley

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04fz0ws, A Theatre For Everyman - invited to contribute as interviewee for the BBC Radio 4 documentary on the Liverpool Everyman Theatre

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/john-moores-university-drama-students-3571831, The Third Grace - drama installation in The Cunard Building involving over 90 LJMU students and staff.

http://www.epsteintheplay.com/, As writer of Epstein - The Man Who Made the Beatles

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/shankly-show---everyday-story-3477736, Liverpool Echo Feature Profile.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0464021/, Writer of: The GIrls Who Came to Stay - ITV Feature Drama

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Shankly-Show-by-Andrew-Sherlock/192222521440, The Shankly Show was a major event of Liverpool's 2008 Capital of Culture Year and attracted national and international media coverage including features on both ITV and BBC regional news and BBC Radio 4's Today Programme.

Membership of professional bodies:

SCUDD Member, SCUDD - The Standing Conference of University Drama Departments

Drama UK Departmental Member, Drama UK

Member of the Writers' Guild of Great Britain, The Writers' Guild

Other Professional Activity:

2016 In Conversation With Pauline Daniels. LJMU John Lennon Auditorium. LJMU Researcher/Interviewer/Host.

2015 to Date Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize. Reader/Assessor/Judge.

2015 In Conversation With Willy Russell: Behind The Scenes Launch. LJMU John Lennon Auditorium. ‘’ LJMU Researcher/Interviewer/Host.

Research Grants Awarded:

LJMU, Uniglobal World Congress Opening Ceremony - 10 Level 5 and 7 Graduate Internships, Grant value (£): 25,500, Duration of research project: 6 Months

LJMU, A Drink With Brendan Behan - Playreading and round table discussion. Royal Court Liverpool., Prof Gerry Smyth, Grant value (£): 1000, Duration of research project: 1 month

Arts Council England/Liverpool Culture Company, The Shankly Show - Research/Development/Creation., Grant value (£): 50,000, Duration of research project: 10 months

LJMU Aimhigher, Way To Go - Pathways to First Generation into H.E. DVD, Grant value (£): 35, 000, Duration of research project: 6 Months

Uniglobal, Uniglobal World Congress Opening Ceremony - teaching remission., Grant value (£): 20,000, Duration of research project: Jan-June 2018

European Social Fund, Way To Go, LJMU Recruitment Team, Grant value (£): 25,000

LJMU, Staged Feature Film Reading of the Representative at The Unity Theatre Liverpool with a public and invited audience Q&A., Grant value (£): 1000