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TV Production

  • Created BBC’s A Song for Christmas
  • Director & Co producer of “The Child documentary” for the BBC, highlighting the plight of young people affected by HIV and AIDS in Rwanda. (runner-up in the prestigious Japan Prize.)
  • Comedy-drama series, Roger and the Rottentrolls written by Tim Firth (Calendar Girls), which won a BAFTA for Best Children’s Entertainment Programme.
  • The spoof documentary The Rottentroll Phenomenon.
  • The 26-episode cult comedy series Dare To Believe,
  • BAFTA winning Ripley and Scuff childrens series for ITV
  • BBC TWO comedy special Combat Sheep with Steve Coogan and Henry Normal’s Baby Cow Productions
  • Music and Media Advisor to the Qatar Foundation and the Al-Jazeera Children’s Channels in Doha 
  • “The Songs that Change Our Lives” for BHK. Fremantle/Blue Circle
  • Dan and Dusty, the puppet-led post-watershed comedy chat show for ITV1

Record Production

Major labels EMI, RCA, BMG, Phonogram, Sony and Warner Brothers,

Artist collaboration Sir Lenny Henry, Dame Judy Dench, Stephen Fry, Martin Clunes, John Thomson and Steve Coogan, , Martin Clunes, Chorale (The Band) Baroque Orchestra of London, Kenny Ball,

The English Chorale, (also featured on many iconic albums including those by The Alan Parsons Project, John Miles, The Grateful Dead, The Carpenters, Chris De Burgh, Steve Harley, Chris de Burgh,Julian Lloyd Weber

Music Scores

  • Rescue series for ITV (with Rod Argent)
  • Soldiers: The History of Men in Battle for BBC/PBS
  • Roger and the Rottentrolls ITV (Bafta Winner)
  • Time After Time (with Rod Argent) Ivor Novello nominee and theme to award-winning series,
  •  “Animal Squad”. Channel 4
  • Pebble Mills at One BBCTV
  • Kilroy BBC TV
  • Ripley and Scuff ITV (Bafta Winner)

Song Credits

  • Plastics Not Fantastic
  • I’ve got a Song
  • Crazy Composers Song and Suite (with Julie Cooper)
  • Time after Time (with Rod Argent) nominated for an Ivor Novello Award
  • Believe in Love (with Peter Jones)
  • Heavy Load
  • Dream Dream Dream
  • I’ve Got a Song About

Education Work

  • The Crazy Composers Project
  • BBC Song for Christmas
  • Child
  • Ripley & Scuff

For more information on Robert’s Education work please visit Children’s Company

Children's Audio Production

EMI invited Robert to create for them the UK’s leading audio library for children. Collaborators include: Dame Judi Dench, Stephen Fry, Doctor Patrick Moore, Doctor David Bellamy, Sir Lenny Henry, Phillip Schofield Bill Oddie and Tony Robinson. Titles range from Dinosaurs (A Journey Back In Time), to Space and Learn to Count and Your First ABC.



  • Musical Director The English Chorale
  • Musical director of the Leicester Philharmonic Youth Choir
  • Co Director Baroque Brass of London
  • Musical Director Baroque Orchestra of London
  • Musical Director The Young Singers of London
Rob with Tim Firth & Gary Barlow

Affiliated Orchestras & Ensembles

  • The English Concert
  • The London Classical Players
  • St James Baroque
  • The London Mozart Players
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Orchestra of the Golden Age
  • Bach Collegium Japan
  • Academy of Ancient Music
  • Brandenburg Consort
  • Taverner Players
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Steinitz Bach Players
  • Canzona
  • Hanse Orchestra
  • Norwich Baroque
  • Brass Baroque of London 
  • Alison Balsom Ensemble 
The English Concert
Carnegie Hall - New York
Brass Baroque of London