Mental health nurse turned stand-up poet, Rob has won numerous 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.


Live & Local, November 2022:

Guardian, September 2020:

Leicester Mercury, November 2019:

Liverpool Echo, October 2019:

Sheffield Star, September 2019:


AWOL, Edmonton Journal, Alberta:

AWOL, UMFM, Canada:

Forget Me Not, CBC, Canada:

Forget Me Not, Gig City, Alberta:

Forget Me Not, Victoria Times Colonist:

Forget Me Not, Orlando Weekly:

Fruitcake, Voice Magazine, Adelaide:

Fruitcake, Chortle, UK:

Fruitcake, TheatreView, NZ:

Kevin, King of Egypt, Hereford Times:

Kevin, King of Egypt, 12th Night, Alberta:

Death, A Romantic Comedy, CBC, Canada:

Death, A Romantic Comedy,  Victoria Times Colonist:


  • 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
  • Patrons' Pick, Winnipeg and Orlando Fringe Festivals
  • Fringe Favourite, Limerick 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
  • Lifetime Contribution Award, Leicester Comedy Festival