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Robert Rees is an award-winning stage and television actor, degree-level drama teacher, and presentation coach to everyone from YouTube vloggers to CEOs. 

In 2022 Robert co-produced the podcast series Acting for Others presents with the charity and Simple Beast.  A brand new podcast pairing up the UK's most loved actors to support theatre workers in times of need. The first episode with Dame Judi Dench and OIly Alexander drops on Tuesday 11 October 2022. See more here


Robert began his training at the Arts Educational School of Acting, followed by a postgraduate degree at the Royal Academy of Music where he was awarded the prestigious Graham Norton Scholarship.


On graduation, Robert originated the part of Andreas in the UK tour of Robin LeFevre-directed Ladies in Lavender opposite Belinda Lang and Academy Award winner Hayley Mills, which won him a Broadway World UK Award for 'Best Featured Actor in a Play'. He has since gone on to gain notable credits in theatre productions around the world, including Torch in the UK premiere of Alan Bowne’s two-hander Beirut (Park Theatre London); Christopher Wren in The Mousetrap (St Martin’s Lane Theatre, London), Macbeth (UK & Middle East Tour); Robin Hood (Watford Palace); The Governess (UK Tour); Fugitive Kind (Donmar Warehouse); All The Fun Of The Fair (Garrick Theatre); State Fair (Trafalgar Studios); Hobson's Choice (Broadway Theatre); The Full Monty (Charing Cross Theatre); Shakespeare Sonnet Walk, directed by Mark Rylance (Globe Theatre) and Perchance to Dream (Finborough Theatre).


Robert played the iconic role of Peter Pan for two years running at the New Wimbledon Theatre and the Bristol Hippodrome opposite David Hasselhoff as Captain Hook.


Television includes: the face of the O2 commercials as 'Brian the O2 Guru'.



BEIRUT | 2018 | Stage | Robin Lefevre


Elphin Productions, Park Theatre

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK | 2017 | Stage | Carole Todd

Simple Simon

Cambridge Arts Theatre

THE MOUSETRAP | 2016 | Stage | Ian Talbot

Christopher Wren

St. Martin's Theatre

DICK WHITTINGTON | 2015 | Stage | Carole Todd

Idle Jack

Cambridge Arts Theatre

MACBETH | 2014 | Stage | Julian Chenery


UK/Middle East Tour

MOTHER GOOSE | 2014 | Stage | Joyce Branagh

Silly Billy

Salisbury Playhouse

BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP | 2013 | Stage | Nikolai Foster


Michael McCabe

THE GOVERNESS | 2013 | Stage | Roy Marsden

Robert Drew

Bill Kenwright Ltd/ Theatre Royal Windsor/ UK Tour

ROBIN HOOD | 2013 | Stage | Brigid Larmour

Robin Hood

Watford Palace Theatre

LADIES IN LAVENDER | 2012 | Stage | Robin Lefevre


Royal & Derngate Northampton/Lee Dean/ UK Tour

MOTHER GOOSE | 2012 | Stage | Brigid Larmour

Billy Goose

Watford Palace Theatre



Language Laid Bare/ The Space

GODSPELL 40TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT | 2011 | Stage | Daniel Wood


Palace Theatre, Manchester

PERCHANCE TO DREAM | 2011 | Stage | Max Pappenheim


Finborough Theatre

PETER PAN | 2011 | Stage | Ian Talbot

Peter Pan

Bristol Hippodrome

ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR | 2010 | Stage | David Gilmore


Garrick Theatre

HOBSON'S CHOICE | 2010 | Stage | Thom Southerland

Freddie Beenstock

Broadway Theatre

PETER PAN | 2010 | Stage | Ian Talbot

Peter Pan

New Wimbledon Theatre

FUGITIVE KIND (REHEARSED READING) | 2009 | Stage | Roisin McBrinn


Donmar Warehouse

SHAKESPEARE SONNET WALK | 2009 | Stage | Mark Rylance

Sonnet 40

Globe Theatre

THE FULL MONTY | 2009 | Stage | Thom Southerland


New Players Theatre

STATE FAIR | 2009 | Stage | Thom Southerland


Finborough Theatre



Robert has been teaching Acting to all ages for many years at top schools including Guildford School of Acting, Emil Dale Academy, Urdang, West End Workshop, Pauline Quirke Academy and the Stagecoach Schools. He is DBS checked and able to teach Audition technique and LAMDA on a 1-1 basis.

Robert also teaches confidence and vocal technique, most recently coaching the CEO of Tenzing Guy Gillon to present Tenzing’s new podcast series ‘The Ascent’.

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Acting for Others Podcast


Robert is producer for Acting for Others presents... a brand new podcast pairing up the UK's brightest stars of stage and screen for intimate conversations about their passion for theatre, the art of storytelling, triumphs and trials, loves and losses and a whole lot more. The first six episodes will drop weekly from Tuesday, October 11th 2022 and all revenue generated by the podcast will go to UK theatre workers in financial need.


A Simple Beast production. The executive producer is Kevin Mundye, the producer is Robert Rees. Music by Dan Gillespie Sells. Artwork by Ollie at Feast. Editing by Scott and Matt at Podmonkey.

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Robert regularly presents himself for Funny Hands Media on the Live Directing and Vision Mixing Course. He also coaches Vloggers for YouTube on how to work and present in a live TV environment on the ‘Taste of TV’ workshop.


"Robin Lefevre's production is an intense rollercoaster that hits you with so many feelings. The direction is aggressive and the movements are highly physical. The pair literally throw each other about, and Rees and Connolly-Burnham both give 100% commitment throughout. Leaving nothing to the imagination, everything is laid out onto a plate for the audience to see.

One thing's for sure; this isn't a conventional love story. But it's one definitely not to miss."


Michael Gattrell, CDM LTD

(formerly known as Chris Davis Management)
4th Floor, 80 - 81 St Martin’s Lane, London, WC2N 4AA
Tel: 0203 870 5450

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