Robert Blythe (actor)

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Robert Blythe is a Welsh actor and UK voice over artist born in Port Talbot in Wales and brought up in Tan y groes St in that town. He is best known for playing 'Fagin' in the Welsh situation comedy High Hopes.

Prior to training as an actor at The Arts Educational Trust in London he was a surveyor.[1]

His theatre work includes repertory seasons at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester, the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, the Liverpool Playhouse, the Connaught Theatre, Worthing, and the Grand Theatre, Swansea. He has also toured the Far East, Middle East, India and Europe with various productions.

His work at the Royal National Theatre includes Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2, Henry V, Mother Clap's Molly House and Under Milk Wood.

He is an associate artist of Clwyd Theatr Cymru where his credits include, the Life of Galileo, Barnaby and the Old Boys, Cabaret, Equus, Entertaining Mr Sloane, A Christmas Carol, The Journey of Mary Kelly, The Norman Conquests, King Lear, Bedroom Farce, The Rabbit, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, A Chorus of Disapproval and An Inspector Calls.

Other recent theatre includes Badfinger at the Donmar Warehouse and on tour, Ghosts at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, House and Garden for Alan Ayckbourn at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough and Twelve Angry Men at the Garrick Theatre, London.[2]



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  2. Fiona Mountford (12 November 2013). "Twelve Angry Men, Garrick Theatre - review". London Evening Standard. Alexander Lebedev/Evgeny Lebedev/Daily Mail and General Trust. Retrieved 24 January 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>