Robin Simpson

30 May 2024

Robin appeared in Gaslight and Men of the World as part of Devonshire Park Theatre’s rep season last summer.

Other recent theatre includes: Guy Fawkes (York Theatre Royal), the repseason at Harrogate Theatre and Classic at the Edinburgh Fringe (Hope
Mill Theatre/Her productions.)

Robin played Benedick in Northern Broadsides’ Much Ado About Nothing and recently filled in for cast absences on their tour of As You Like It.

Other theatre includes: Macbeth/Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre); Dirty Laundry (Claybody Theatre); Almost a Sacred Duty, Anna of the Five Towns, Beryl, A Voyage Round my Father and Laurel and Hardy (New Vic); Chamaco (HOME); Neverland (Lakeside Arts); Boeing Boeing, Bedroom Farce, David Copperfield, The Hound of the
Baskervilles, The Road to Nab End and Travels with my Aunt (Oldham Coliseum); The Travelling Pantomime, The Wind in the Willows, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Seagull, Hansel and Gretel, The Railway Children, Pinocchio, Pygmalion and The Little Mermaid (York Theatre Royal); Inside Out of Mind (Meeting Ground Theatre Co.); Grandpa in my Pocket (Nottingham Playhouse); Lost Boy Racer (Lawrence Batley Theatre); We Love You City! (Coventry Belgrade); Me, as a Penguin, It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow and Flat Stanley (West Yorkshire Playhouse); A Passionate Woman (Chester Gateway and The Theatre by the Lake); Frankie and Tommy, The Rivals, Red Skies over the Severn, The Century Plays (The Swan

Robin is resident Dame at York Theatre Royal and was nominated for a National Pantomime award in 2022. He’s looking forward to Aladdin this Christmas.

Television credits include: The Continental (from the world of John Wick), Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Doctors, Holby City, Waterloo Road, Liverpool 1, Home Fires and See No Evil – The Moors Murders.