Love, Loss & Chianti
Robert’s TV work includes Cold Feet, Downton Abbey, Toast Of London, Joking Apart, Hornblower, Emma, The Odd Thing and Loads of Tosh. He played John Le Mesurier in Hattie and Sgt Wilson in the three lost episodes of Dad’s Army. TV series which were really good and should have been recommissioned include Get Well Soon by Ray Galton and John Antrobus and My Dad’s The Prime Minister by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman. He has appeared in numerous West End and touring theatre productions, including Three Sisters, Hedda Gabler, The Rover, Blithe Spirit, Present Laughter, Gogol’s The Nose, Noises Off, Alarms & Excursions, Whipping It Up, The Choice, NHS- Who Cares? at the Royal Court and Mike Bartlett’s Kings Charles 111 for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater. He did a world tour as Alex the cartoon banker with animation by Charles Peattie and recently had a residency at the Coach & Horses pub in Soho performing Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell. As a voice artist he works frequently in radio drama and commercials and has been nominated for the second year running for an Audie, the Audiobook awards, as Best Male Narrator for the Inspector Gamache series by Canadian thriller writer Louise Penny. Robert has been a judge of the Costa Book Of The Year and the Tinniswood Radio Drama prize.
Theatre includes: Coram Boy, Mourning Becomes Electra, Edmond, Peter Pan (National Theatre); The Dog In The Manger, House of Desires, Pedro The Great Pretender, Tamar’s Revenge, Wendy and Peter Pan (RSC); The Importance of Being Earnest (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Jane Eyre (Playhouse, West End); The Front Page (Donmar Warehouse); The Real Thing, Present Laughter, This Happy Breed (Bath Theatre Royal); All Our Children (Jermyn Street Theatre); Twelfth Night, The Comedy of Errors, Macbeth, What the Butler Saw (Sheffield Theatres); Hedda (Palimpsest); A Day in the Death Of Joe Egg, The Vortex (Rose Theatre Kingston), The Way Of The World (Chichester Festival Theatre); Mrs Warren’s Profession, Lady Windermere’s Fan (Manchester Royal Exchange); As You Like It, Love’s Labours Lost, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Troilus and Cressida (Open Air Theatre, Regents Park); A Christmas Carol (Liverpool Playhouse); The Rose Tattoo, The Long Mirror, Double Indemnity (Theatr Clwyd); Barbarians (Salisbury Playhouse).
Television includes: Fleabag, The Trip to Greece, The Trip to Spain, The Trip to Italy, The Trip, Good Karma Hospital, Midsomer Murders, Casualty, Anna Mann’s Valentine, Suspects, Dark Matters, Holby City, Five Daughters, Jonathan Creek, Beau Brummell: This Charming Man, The Royal, Foyle’s War, Poirot, Casualty 1906, Casualty 1907, Casualty 1909, Frank Stubbs Promotes, Just William (two series).
Film includes: The Village in the Woods, Hedda, The Carrier, The Flood, The Listener, Shackleton.