Robert conducted the UK and Ireland tour of the Chichester Festival Theatre production of Jerry Herman’s Mack and Mabel starring Michael Ball. Robert has supervised and conducted many major musicals both in the West End and in the United States, including Singin’ in the Rain at Chichester, Palace Theatre London, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Moscow, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium and on Broadway, the critically acclaimed 2008 revival of Funny Girl at Chichester, Annie, Cabaret, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, White Christmas (for five Christmas Seasons), Oklahoma!, The Wizard of Oz, Oliver!, Me and My Girl, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Crazy For You, the award-winning revival of She Loves Me at the Savoy Theatre and Carousel, also for Chichester Festival Theatre.
Robert conceived and toured Ireland in the world premiere of A Date With Doris written and directed by Brendan Cull.
Robert recently composed the score for Infinite Joy for the Brit School at the Southwark Playhouse with Book and Lyrics by Brendan Cull, the award- winning documentary Cruel Separation narrated by Donald Sutherland, the short film Bucolia, the documentary The Sand Trap and The Car Lady of Chiswick commissioned by GSA.
For the theatre in the UK, he has composed for plays including Dennis Potter's Blue Remembered Hills, the stage version of Stephen King's Misery, and Peter Pan (Dublin and Southampton).
Most recently he composed the score for the forthcoming new musical Sleepless based on the movie Sleepless In Seattle.
Robert trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.