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.
Former CEO of Urdd Gobaith Cymru
President of Murray Edwards College
Senior Adviser Welsh Affairs for Severn Trent Water and Former Director, BT Wales
Journalist, BBC News
Economics Editor of ITV News
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government