Robert participated extensively in student theatre while obtaining a first-class degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. In addition to lead and ensemble roles in musicals, he performed Jacobean drama and original writing, and was director of the university’s prestigious improvised comedy troupe, The Improverts, from 2020 to 2021. He also has a background in choral singing, having sung with the university choir throughout his time at Edinburgh. Robert worked with fellow Academy student Lya Luca on her original project, Everlasting Lily. Most recently he appeared in Maria Friedman & Friends – Legacy at the Menier Chocolate Factory.