Meet the Cast – Robert Metson

Rob

Give us your full name and the character you are playing.
Robert Metson, The Singer/Simon

Where in the UK are you from?
Little Dunmow, Essex

What was your first theatrical experience, either on stage or in the auditorium?
Peter Pan the Pantomime

What was your first experience of Brecht?
A-Level Drama Studies studying the ‘Alienation Effect’

What was your first experience of The Caucasian Chalk Circle?
Reading the play for the first round of auditions.

What was your first thought when you heard about a production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle?
I was intrigued. I’d never seen a Brecht piece performed professionally but knew how he like to construct his work and his ideals when doing so; I wanted the opportunity to explore that.

Tell us the title of your favourite play.
Glengarry Glen Ross

Who is your theatrical inspiration?
Stephen Sondheim, David Mamet and Harold Pinter.

If you had to choose, who is your favourite actor?
Antony Hopkins

What’s your favourite party game?
Shut the box

shut the box

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