Andrew Agnew (born 28 September 1976 as Andrew William Agnew) is a Scottish actor. He is best known for playing the role of PC Plum in the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies programme Balamory.
His television career began with the BBC2 drama Fran's People where he played Colin the Chef.
He then got his big break, cast as the police officer, PC Plum in CBeebies' Balamory.
Along with his acting career, Agnew has directed for theatre and television, a Children's programme called Me Too. before directing some of the new CBeebies hit Woolly and Tig. Series 1&2 and the Special Episode "Hola" filmed in Spain. He also Appeared in the Episodes "The Haircut", "Hogmanay" and "The Play" as Tam (Nursey & Shoe Maker).
He returned to the role of PC Plum in special CBeebies versions of the seasonal nature programmes Springwatch and the BAFTA award winning Autumnwatch. The character also appeared in continuity announcements during the series' run.
Returning to the stage he has appeared in many Pantomimes including Peter Pan in Tunbridge Wells he played Smee opposite James Gaddas as Captain Hook. In 2008 Andrew fronted his own CBeebies Theatre Show for nine months touring the UK; CBeebies at the Theatre - Let's Play.
He has appeared in 2 Balamory Live Arena shows - "Strike up the Band" and "What's the story?" - and has also completed another 2 Arena tour in CBeebies Live - "Fantasy Circus", in which he played the Ringmaster. CBeebies Live - Reach to the Stars saw Agnew back in the Police uniform at Wembley Arena in 2012.
He appeared alongside Su Pollard in Snow White at the Malvern Theatre over 2007 Christmas panto season. and as Mother Goose Christmas 2008 at the Kilmarnock Palace Theatre with Liam Dolan.
He is also one of the writers of A Child Made of Love a play he starred in at the Tron Theatre Glasgow in October 2009.
He has written and Performed his one man revusical entitled Dually Andrews
Andrew appeared in the Christmas Pantomime Sleeping Beauty at Swansea's Grand Theatre between December 2009 and January 2010 starring alongside Malandra Burrows and Helen Fraser. before reprise the role in Basingstoke with Wendy Craig and Abi Titmuss. He has also appeared in New Brighton in Aladdin with Dean Sullivan & Kelsey Beth Crossley.
Andrew played Edna Turnblad in the hit musical Hairspray in Aberystwyth Arts Centre in 2012.
He has recently finished playing Smee in Peter Pan alongside Jennifer Ellison, Ace Bhatti and Gemma Hunt... He will be returning to the Churchill Theatre, Bromley this Christmas to play Buttons in Cinderella with Matt Lapinskas and Anna Williamson and Jessica Martin.
His voice appears on a few tracks recorded for a new Woolly and Tig CD -Songs for Wobbly moments. His songs include the lullaby Counting Kisses and The Elves and the Shoemaker.
Andrew was one of the directors on the new 2015 CBeebies programme for BBC Scotland called My Pet and Me.
The 2014/15 panto season saw Agnew starring as Muddles alongside Su Pollard and Matt Lapinskas in Snow White at the Sunderland Empire .
This Panto Season it has been announced that he is playing Smee in Peter Pan at the Malvern Theatres with Holby City/Coronation Srreet's Mark Moraghan and Hannah Jane Fox from Millie Inbetween.