Co-Founder & CEO, Digital Theatre
Robert formed Digital Theatre in 2008 and launched the Company in September 2009. He has directed television for World Productions/Mersey Television and Channel Four, working with budgets of £750,000 per programme and upwards, managing and guiding large casts, crews and supporting production companies and location offices. Robert is a theatre, opera, television, radio and commercials director best known for his theatre work, where he has directed more than forty productions both in the UK and abroad, including: Shoot the Crow (West End), Thomas More (West End), Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Donmar Warehouse), In Arabia We’d All be Kings (Hampstead Theatre), Whistling Psyche (Almeida), A Russian in the Woods (RSC/The Other Place/The Pit), In a Little World of Our Own (Foundry/Donmar Warehouse) and Force of Change (Royal Court). He has also written Nicotine Jean and directed Linda Brogan’s God Can See Down Entries, both for the BBC Radio 3 series The Wire.
BBC Special Correspondent
Senior Adviser, Credit Suisse
Journalist, BBC News
Life Peer & Former Chairman of Marks and Spencer
Assembly Member and Former Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats
Former Ambassador & College Head