Robert Gould

Robert Gould Robert Gould is a graduate of the University of Wales, Swansea, a former teacher, a writer of history books for schools (The French Revolution and European Nationalism, 1848-71) and the librettist and lyricist of a number of musicals. Collaborating with composer Ty Kroll, he has written the book and lyrics for the musicals, Lovers, Alone and Vocalize!. Concerts of songs from Lovers and Vocalize! were presented at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (in March 2002 and April 2003) and Alone received its world premiere staging in Madison, Wisconsin in April 2003. He has co-written the book & lyrics(with Jimmy Granstrom) for The Dying Game, a musical that speaks for the victims of HIV/AIDS in Africa (with music by Filip von Uexkull, Ty Kroll & Tristan Bons) - which received a showcase production at the Greenwich Musical Futures season in 2005. He wrote lyrics for the Tim Prottey-Jones albums More With Every Line and Surrounded By The Sounds and is currently developing the musical Roundabout with songwriter Joe Sterling and the musicals Based On A True Story, Elephant Juice, Grace Notes, Flop and My Land's Shore with composer Christopher J. Orton.
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Robert Gould reports for BWW on news of the 2016 Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The Year competition.
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Robert Gould reviews the Simon Greiff-helmed revue of Stiles and Drewe songs, ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN, at Cardiff's Sherman Theatre for BWW.
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Robert Gould reports for BWW on West End actress/singer Alice Fearn's first solo concert at the St James Studio on May 8.
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March 3, 2016

Robert Gould reports for BWW on West End actor Will Barratt's concert at The Pheasantry on April 3.
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BWW reports on the charity concert, Snappy Title: Making History at The Pheasantry on February 21 in aid of MyAware (the Myasthenia Gravis Association).
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Robert Gould reports on the latest MAD Cabaret charity event by The company of The Phantom Of The Opera at the Hippodrome Casino on January 21.
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October 18, 2015

Robert Gould reports on the upcoming Giggin4Good charity concert at the Actors' Church, which will celebrate the best of British musical theatre through the ages.
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Robert Gould reports for BWW on the album release and launch concert of Will Barratt's Confessions Of A Justified Sinner.
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June 24, 2015

Robert Gould reports on musical theatre understudy Ceili O'Connor's upcoming solo concert THE UNDERSTUDY - WAITING IN THE WINGS at the Arts Theatre.
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May 23, 2015

Robert Gould reports on Live And Acoustic's second live West End Big Busk live charity event in Victoria on June 4.
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May 6, 2015

Robert Gould reports for BWW on the launch of Alex James Ellison's debut single 'Chocolate Bar'.
BWW Reviews: THE VERB, TO LOVE , Old Red Lion Theatre, May 2  2015BWW Reviews: THE VERB, TO LOVE , Old Red Lion Theatre, May 2 2015
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Robert Gould reviews Aria Entertainment's new musical THE VERB, TO LOVE for BWW.
Jodi Bird Is The 2015 Principality Building Society  Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The YearJodi Bird Is The 2015 Principality Building Society Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The Year
April 15, 2015

Robert Gould reports for BWW on the final of the 2015 Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The Year at the Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea.
The WEST END BIG BUSK at Cardinal Place Victoria, March 26The WEST END BIG BUSK at Cardinal Place Victoria, March 26
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Robert Gould reports on Live And Acoustic's West End Big Busk charity event in aid of the homeless charity The Passage in Victoria on Thursday March 26.
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February 17, 2015

Robert Gould reports on the preliminary round of the 2015 Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The Year Competition.
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February 3, 2015

Robert Gould reports for BWW:UK on the upcoming cabaret by West End star Kieran Brown , Once Upon A Song, at Lauderdale House on March 8.
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Robert Gould reports for BWW on actress/singer Charlotte Bradford's upcoming solo cabaret at The Pheasantry.
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May 30, 2014

Robert Gould reports for BWW on Auburn Jam Live's New Musical Theatre Showcase at the MyRaynesPark Festival tonight, May 30.
Naaman, Barratt and More In NEW MUSICAL THEATRE SHOWCASE, May 30Naaman, Barratt and More In NEW MUSICAL THEATRE SHOWCASE, May 30
May 25, 2014

Robert Gould reports for BWW on Auburn Jam Live's New Musical Theatre Showcase at the MyRaynesPark Festival on May 30.
BWW Reviews: GIGGIN4GOOD - WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR, St Paul's Church Covent Garden, May 18 2014BWW Reviews: GIGGIN4GOOD - WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR, St Paul's Church Covent Garden, May 18 2014
May 21, 2014

When the orchestra began to play the opening number - Leigh Harline and Ned Washington's Disney signature song, 'When You Wish Upon A Star' - the music began to swell and swirl around the space of the Actors' Church in a way that clearly promised that this was going to be an evening of musical magic. And the entire concert that followed never failed to live up to that promise.


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