be rescued from her life as a PA - Nottingham born Andrea Lowe,
star of the new BBC Sunday night drama Rescue Me
actors are suddenly becoming a regular feature on our television
A few weeks ago we told you about Micaiah
Dring, one of the leading actors in Footballers Wives.
Now the television
viewing public are about to hear a lot more about Andrea Lowe.
She plays Melanie,
the single mum in the BBCs new Sunday night drama-comedy series
is getting used to playing single mums - this is her third such
role in less than a year.
Bill and Peak Practice, I played single mums who abandoned their
babies, so at least this time I got to keep it!
star of the BBCs Rescue Me, based around the publishing world
of glossy magazines.
It's a great
opportunity for me, because I didn't go to drama school, I got most
of my early experience at home in Nottingham in a theatre group
called Acorn, and from there I managed eventually to get an agent."
Andrea was born
in Arnold but her parents now live in Woodthorpe, although she's
moved to London.
back all the time to see family and friends.
come back there are so many new shops and restaurants to go to.
My brother keeps me up to date with the club scene."
in Rescue Me, a series which is based around the publishing world
of glossy magazines, is a PA aspiring to be a writer but continually
being knocked back.
In the real
world she's hoping for a second series of Rescue Me although her
ultimate aim is to make it to the movies.
In the meantime
she's developing her skills on the stage having just completed a
production of Pinter's The Birthday Party at Sheffield's Crucible
theatre. That was her first professional theatre performance.
of keeping her feet firmly on the ground.
my fingers crossed about the future but I'm not so naive as to realise
there'll be periods of unemployment during my acting career."