Mental health nurse turned stand-up poet, Rob has won numeorus poetry slams, including the Edinburgh Slam, BBC Two’s Why Poetry Matters Slam, the Arts Council's LitUp Slam and the Orlando Poetry Smackdown, as well as over twenty awards for his solo shows. He leads creative workshops in schools, prisons and mental health settings, with all ages and ability ranges, and regularly performs at mental health-related events.

Articles

Guardian, September 2020: https://bit.ly/2UCos0T

Leicester Mercury, November 2019: https://bit.ly/2XK74bI

Liverpool Echo, October 2019: https://bit.ly/2Wh6Nwl

Sheffield Star, September 2019: https://bit.ly/3AXsccM

Reviews

Forget Me Not, CBC, Canada: https://bit.ly/2HiNKsG

Forget Me Not, Gig City, Alberta: https://bit.ly/3z5xu5y

Forget Me Not, Victoria Times Colonist: http://bit.ly/1UGDL0F

Forget Me Not, Orlando Weekly: https://bit.ly/3D5wel3

Fruitcake, Voice Magazine, Adelaide: https://bit.ly/3mmxYAM

Fruitcake, Chortle, UK: https://bit.ly/2WbQz7P

Fruitcake, TheatreView, NZ: https://bit.ly/3mpkJ22

Kevin, King of Egypt, Hereford Times: https://bit.ly/2UzeeOE

Kevin, King of Egypt, 12th Night, Alberta: https://bit.ly/2WbbTKq

Death, A Romantic Comedy, CBC, Canada: https://bit.ly/3j5b6DN

Death, A Romantic Comedy,  Victoria Times Colonist: https://bit.ly/3k5MJow

Awards

  • Best of Fest, Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Saskatoon Fringe Festivals
  • Best Spoken Word, Minnesota and Victoria Fringe Festivals
  • Best Solo Comedy, Orlando and Buxton Fringe Festivals
  • Fringe Favourite, Limerick Fringe
  • Patrons' Pick, Winnipeg Fringe
  • Best Solo Show, Victoria Fringe
  • Best Original Script, Orlando Fringe
  • Best International Show, Orlando Fringe
  • Sold Out Award, Orlando Fringe
  • Best Comedy, Swindon Fringe
  • Impresario Award, London Fringe
  • Make Me Happy Award, Leicester Comedy Festival