Adam Roberts

55 appearances in RDG productions

No of Set realisation credits ~ 33

Since his first RDG appearance in Lark Rise in 1987 (playing a tramp!) Adam has shown his versatility in almost 50 characterisations. These have ranged from Mr Cellophane in the musical Chicago to P.O. Evans in Terra Nova and from Dysart in Shaffer's Equus to Vic Parks in Ayckbourn's Man of the Moment.

A strongly committed player his performances in festival plays have receieved high praise from adjudicators - notably in Fool for Love,Lone Star and Someone Who'll Watch Over Me. His performance in Fragments was instrumental in winning that production through to the 1993 British Final in Enniskillen.

Adam has won four Best Actor Awards for: Fool for Love.Fragments, Lone Star and Someone Who'll Watch Over Me.

In 1996 Adam directed Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, A.

Adam's talents were further exposed in the comedy An evening with Gary Lineker, after which he played Daddy Brubek in Sweet Charity.

His touching performance in Losers received a Best Actor nomination at Woking Drama Festival. He played Dominic in Amy's View and the contrasting character Sam in the musical Copacabana. His appearance in Dead Funny ranged from gloriously funny scenes to moments of emotional loneliness. He gave a powerful charismatic performance as the Indian chief in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. followed by his sensitive portrayal of the angst-ridden taxi driver Tony in Not A Game For Boys. He then returned to musicals for his portrayal of Trevor Graydon in our exuberant production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Contrast came again with his latest role as the tenacious Police Inspector in our notable production of Breaking The Code. In 2008 he played the complex Max in the dark comedy The Lightning Play followed by an appearance in the popular musical Mack and Mabel. Adam began 2009 by winning the Best Supporting Player for his disturbing role in The King. His appearance as the 'heavy' failed boxer in RolePlay was both very funny and quite touching.

After 23 years as a very active RDG both on and off-stage Adam made his 50th appeareance - as the fiery Capt Fitzpatrick in Tom Jones in 2010. He made a strong impression as Julian Marsh, the show director, in the musical 42nd Street - a marked contrast to the riveting, powerful performance he gave in the award-winning In the Name of Love in 2013. This was to be her last RDG performance as Adam was accepted at a London Drama School and so after 55 appearances with us we lost his vibrant personality to the professional theatre,.....