Adrian Bower was born in Chester, Cheshire, England, and studied drama at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. He was the winner of the third series of Celebrity Poker Club, using the nickname "The Tower" in relation to his 6'4" height. Some of Bower's television work includes the first series of Gimme Gimme Gimme, the ITV drama series Talk to Me and the 2005 remake of The Quatermass Experiment, which was transmitted live on BBC Four. He also guest-starred in Dirty Filthy Love, Monroe and Rev. and played John Lennon's best friend Pete Shotton in the BBC4 drama Lennon Naked.
Bower's theatre credits include Andy in Brassed Off (Royal National Theatre), Heracles in Simon Armitage's adaptation of Euripides classic Mr Heracles (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Steve in Celebration (Chichester) and Dan in Hotel in Amsterdam (Donmar Warehouse). He played opposite John Simm in Elling at the Trafalgar Studios, Lovbourg in Hedda Gate Theatre.
- Teachers as Brian Steadman
- Dirty Filthy Love as Nathan
- Mount Pleasant as Greg
- Badger as Det. Const. Jim Cassidy
- The Quatermass Experiment as James Fullalove
- The Waiting Room as Toby
- Lennon Naked as Pete Shotton
- A Touch of Cloth as DC Des Hairihan
- Hard Boiled Sweets as Gerry
- Talk to Me as Scott