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Robert Jones


Robert Jones trained at Central School of Art and Design.

His theatre credits include: Most recent: Tristan und Isolde (Vienna), The Full Monty (Sheffield Crucible), Kiss Me Kate ( CFT, Old Vic), Chorus of Disapproval (Harold Pinter Theatre), Filumena (Almeida), Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndhams), Wizard of Oz (London Palladium, Toronto).

Extensive West End credits, including The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, When We Are Married, Ragtime, The Goodbye Girl, Dance of Death (also Australia), Rozencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Secret Rapture, Benefactors, Lautrec, Jolson (also Canada and Australia), Rock ’n’ Roll (and Broadway), Calendar Girls (and UK tour, Australia and Canada), Heroes (and Los Angeles) The Sound of Music (London Palladium, UK tour, Toronto and Tokyo). Also, The King and I (Royal Albert Hall), On the Town (ENO and Paris Châtelet). RSC: more than 15 productions, including Pentecost, The Herbal Bed, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, Henry VIII (and New York), Othello, The Winter’s Tale and Hamlet. NT: Look Back in Anger, Noises Off (and West End, UK tour and Broadway) and The Playboy of the Western World. Almeida: The Mercy Seat, Ruined, There Came a Gypsy Riding and The Late Henry Moss. Donmar Warehouse: Lobby Hero, Divas, Black Comedy/The Real Inspector Hound and A Voyage Round My Father. Chichester Festival Theatre: The Music Man, Hay Fever, The Water Babies, Cyrano de Bergerac and Saturday Sunday Monday. Also, Rebecca and Aspects of Love (UK tours), Scenes from a Marriage (Belgrade, Coventry) and productions for Hampstead, the Bush, the Tricycle, Sheffield Crucible and Manchester Royal Exchange.

Opera includes: Anna Bolena (MET) Tristan und Isolde (Tokyo), Giulio Cesare (Glyndebourne, Lille and Chicago), Le Couronnement de Poppée (Paris, Berlin), The Elixir of Love (ENO), Manon Lescaut (Gothenburg), Don Carlo (Frankfurt) and Anna Bolena (Metropolitan Opera, New York).

Film includes: Hamlet with David Tennant and Patrick Stewart (BBC Films/Illuminations).

Future projects: Giulio Cesare, Die Fledermaus (MET) A Passionate Woman (Sheffield Crucible),

Awards: Robert has been nominated for two Olivier Awards and was the winner of a Canadian Dora Award and Drama Logue Award.

 

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