Robert Gould

Robert Gould

      Robert Gould taught history and wrote history textbooks before beginning to write librettos and lyrics for musical theatre. With Christopher J. Orton, he has co-written the musicals “Based On A True Story” (a workshop production of which was presented at the Jermyn Street Theatre in 2010), “My Land's Shore” (which received a workshop production at RADA Studios in 2013) and was a finalist for the Stiles And Drewe Mentorship Award in 2016), and “Grace Notes” (a finalist in the Leicester Square Theatre New Musical project in 2014). 


With Joe Sterling, he has co-written the musical "Roundabout" as well as some songs for the album "Somewhere In My Mind - the Songs of Joe Sterling". He also writes songs with Alex James Ellison, including songs for their EP, “Favourite Sins”. With composer Rob Eyles, he has written the musical “A Pebble For Aaron” (a finalist for the 2016 Stiles And Drewe Mentorship Award), and a musical based on the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale, “The Wonderful  Musician”. Eyles and Gould staged a sell-out concert – “I Wasn’t Thinking At All” – at The Pheasantry in 2015 and their debut album “As Long As I Have Music” was released  in June 2016.  


An album of songs with Robert Gould’s lyrics, “Words Shared With Friends”, was nominated for a 2014 BroadwayWorld Album Award as Best Compilation Album.




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Michael Lowe is the 2016 Welsh Young Musical Theatre Singer of the Year2016 Welsh Young Musical Theatre Singer of The Year Announced
Posted: Jul. 4, 2016


Shona White To Join PHANTOM Cast for TheatreMAD Cabaret THE MUSIC OF TONIGHT At Hippodrome Casino, Jan 21Shona White To Join PHANTOM Cast for TheatreMAD Cabaret THE MUSIC OF TONIGHT At Hippodrome Casino, Jan 21
Posted: Jan. 16, 2016


Alice Fearn To Perform Solo Cabaret WHERE I'VE BEEN AND WHERE I'M GOING at the St James Studio, May 8Alice Fearn To Perform Solo Cabaret WHERE I'VE BEEN AND WHERE I'M GOING at the St James Studio, May 8
Posted: Mar. 25, 2016


Evans, Savile, Tierney And More To Join Ceili O'Connor In Her Cabaret THE UNDERSTUDY AND FRIENDS at The Century Club, July 11THE UNDERSTUDY AND FRIENDS Full Cast Announced, July 11
Posted: Jun. 15, 2016


Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year 2016 Finalists AnnouncedWelsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year 2016 Finalists Announced
Posted: Apr. 24, 2016


JOE & ALEX - S.M.I.L.E - IT'S A DUVET DAY Comes To Leicester Square Theatre Lounge On September 4JOE & ALEX - S.M.I.L.E - IT'S A DUVET DAY Comes To Leicester Square Theatre Lounge On September 4
Posted: Aug. 16, 2016


JOE & ALEX - S.M.I.L.E - IT'S A DUVET DAY Comes To Leicester Square Theatre Lounge On September 4JOE & ALEX - S.M.I.L.E - IT'S A DUVET DAY Comes To Leicester Square Theatre Lounge On September 4
August 16, 2016

Actor/singer/songwriters Joe Sterling and Alex James Ellison will come together for one night at the Leicester Square Theatre Lounge on Sunday September 4 to present an intimate evening of their own acoustic music.

Michael Lowe is the 2016 Welsh Young Musical Theatre Singer of the YearMichael Lowe is the 2016 Welsh Young Musical Theatre Singer of the Year
July 4, 2016

Michael Lowe, born in Chepstow and a recent graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, is the 2016 Welsh Young Musical Theatre Singer Of The Year. Michael - the 2016 winner of the RWCD Stoutzker Prize for Outstanding Musicianship, and who recently performed as a soloist for HRH the Prince Of Wales at Buckingham Palace - was awarded the prestigious title after a closely fought contest with fellow finalists Dafydd Gape, Jonathan Radford and Rachel Lee Stephens at the Tailiesin Arts Centre in Swansea on Sunday 3 July.

Charlotte Bradford To Perform New Cabaret BOOKS, BIKES AND BOUQUETS at The Pheasantry, July 29Charlotte Bradford To Perform New Cabaret BOOKS, BIKES AND BOUQUETS at The Pheasantry, July 29
June 27, 2016

Robert Gould reports for BWW on Charlotte Bradford's upcoming cabaret at The Pheasantry.

Evans, Savile, Tierney And More To Join Ceili O'Connor In Her Cabaret THE UNDERSTUDY AND FRIENDS at The Century Club, July 11Evans, Savile, Tierney And More To Join Ceili O'Connor In Her Cabaret THE UNDERSTUDY AND FRIENDS at The Century Club, July 11
June 15, 2016

Robert Gould reports for BWW on Ceili O'Connor's cabaret 'The Understudy And Friends' at Century on July 11.

Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year 2016 Finalists AnnouncedWelsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year 2016 Finalists Announced
April 24, 2016

Robert Gould reports for BWW on news of the 2016 Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer Of The Year competition.

BWW Review: ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, March 24, 2016BWW Review: ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN, Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, March 24, 2016
March 25, 2016

Robert Gould reviews the Simon Greiff-helmed revue of Stiles and Drewe songs, ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN, at Cardiff's Sherman Theatre for BWW.

Alice Fearn To Perform Solo Cabaret WHERE I'VE BEEN AND WHERE I'M GOING at the St James Studio, May 8Alice Fearn To Perform Solo Cabaret WHERE I'VE BEEN AND WHERE I'M GOING at the St James Studio, May 8
March 25, 2016

Robert Gould reports for BWW on West End actress/singer Alice Fearn's first solo concert at the St James Studio on May 8.

Trehearn, Naaman, Secomb To Join Will Barratt LIVE AT THE PHEASANTRY, April 3Trehearn, Naaman, Secomb To Join Will Barratt LIVE AT THE PHEASANTRY, April 3
March 3, 2016

Robert Gould reports for BWW on West End actor Will Barratt's concert at The Pheasantry on April 3.

Barratt, Fearn, Hoiles & More To Perform At SNAPPY TITLE: MAKING HISTORY at The Pheasantry, February 21Barratt, Fearn, Hoiles & More To Perform At SNAPPY TITLE: MAKING HISTORY at The Pheasantry, February 21
February 11, 2016

BWW reports on the charity concert, Snappy Title: Making History at The Pheasantry on February 21 in aid of MyAware (the Myasthenia Gravis Association).

Shona White To Join PHANTOM Cast for TheatreMAD Cabaret THE MUSIC OF TONIGHT At Hippodrome Casino, Jan 21Shona White To Join PHANTOM Cast for TheatreMAD Cabaret THE MUSIC OF TONIGHT At Hippodrome Casino, Jan 21
January 16, 2016

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.

Atherton, Maitland, Want and More To Perform At GIGGIN4GOOD: THE BEST OF BRITISH, Nov 15Atherton, Maitland, Want and More To Perform At GIGGIN4GOOD: THE BEST OF BRITISH, Nov 15
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.

Will Barratt And Guests To Launch CONFESSIONS OF A JUSTIFIED SINNER at Hippodrome Casino, Aug 9Will Barratt And Guests To Launch CONFESSIONS OF A JUSTIFIED SINNER at Hippodrome Casino, Aug 9
July 26, 2015

Robert Gould reports for BWW on the album release and launch concert of Will Barratt's Confessions Of A Justified Sinner.

Ceili O'Connor Announces Solo Show THE UNDERSTUDY - WAITING IN THE WINGS, Arts Theatre, August 30Ceili O'Connor Announces Solo Show THE UNDERSTUDY - WAITING IN THE WINGS, Arts Theatre, August 30
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.

Jacobs, Parry, Steele and More To Perform At Second WEST END BIG BUSK For Homeless Charity in Victoria, June 4Jacobs, Parry, Steele and More To Perform At Second WEST END BIG BUSK For Homeless Charity in Victoria, June 4
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.

Alex James Ellison To Launch Debut Single CHOCOLATE BAR, Phoenix Artist Club, May 17Alex James Ellison To Launch Debut Single CHOCOLATE BAR, Phoenix Artist Club, May 17
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
May 12, 2015

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
March 14, 2015

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.

Finalists Announced For The 2015 PRINCIPALITY BUILDING SOCIETY WELSH MUSICAL THEATRE YOUNG SINGER OF THE YEARFinalists Announced For The 2015 PRINCIPALITY BUILDING SOCIETY WELSH MUSICAL THEATRE YOUNG SINGER OF THE YEAR
February 17, 2015

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

Kieran Brown To Present ONCE UPON A SONG Cabaret at Lauderdale House, March 8Kieran Brown To Present ONCE UPON A SONG Cabaret at Lauderdale House, March 8
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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