Robert graduated from the London School of Musical Theatre (LSMT) in 2006. This marked a significant career change, as prior to that he trained as a mathematics teacher with Teach First after graduating from the University of Sheffield with a 1st class degree in Mathematics.
Theatre credits include: Dave in Rubbish! (Shaw Theatre); Phil in Boys in the Buff (Pleasance One Theatre, Edinburgh); and Bink in Bink and the Riddle of the Sphinx (People’s Theatre Company, UK tour). Robert has also appeared as Gaston in several pantomime versions of Beauty and the Beast for Paul Holman Associates. In addition to this, whilst at college, Robert helped to create the role of Eddie in LSMT’s production of RSVP ASAP (Cochrane Theatre).