Herman Hidenbacker (Edinburgh 5th – 7th August)
Rob Castell is an actor, writer and musician.
Known primarily for his work with Barbershopera, he has in recent years performed his own work at Trafalgar Studios, Soho Theatre, Plymouth Drum and on tour, winning the Best Actor award at the DIMF festival in South Korea in 2010. He played Pop on the International Arena Tour of We Will Rock You, Pablo the Matador on E4’s Playing It Straight and Chris in the 2013 British Feature Film Meet Me On The Southbank. Other theatrical credits include Understudy Sam/All in Fully Committed (Menier Chocolate Factory), Rudolph/Prince in The Snow Queen (Nuffield), Smitty/Others in The Hudsucker Proxy (Nuffield/Liverpool Playhouse) and Beta/Others in Unmythable (Pleasance Queen Dome, 2015).
In addition to performing, he writes and performs the songs for BAFTA-nominated CBBC show Officially Amazing and has co-written a new full-scale musical which has been optioned by a leading international producer.