“Having DOCTOR WHO on your CV ... when people see it they are automatically interested! It’s a great thing to have!"
ANDREW HAYDEN-SMITH began his career in BYKER GROVE, playing the part of “bad boy” BEN CARTER. After presenting for CBBC, ANDREW’s next big break came when he was cast as JAKE SIMMONDS in DAVID TENNENT’s [sic] first season in the title role of DOCTOR WHO, appearing in three stories THE AGE OF STEEL, RISE OF THE CYBERMEN and DOOMSDAY (2006).
JAKE proved to be an enduring and popular character and the role led to more acting work for RUSSELL T DAVIES in CUCUMBER, BANANA and also the documentary TOFU (2015).
He has recently been cast in the soap HOLLYOAKS (2016).
Together with an active career as a presenter and announcer (CBBC, THIS MORNING, LIVE WITH GABBY, ITV), ANDREW has a lot to talk about in this MYTH MAKERS!
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