About The Actor
In 2009, following a successful and continuing singing career spanning over 40 years, Bob Young saw the opportunity to break into the world of acting and quickly established himself with a string of Film, Stage and T.V. roles including John Shackle in The Rochdale Pioneers featured on Film4, Old Shepherd in a modern stage production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale and Rev. J. T. Smith in Christopher Owen’s one man play A Parson’s Tale, currently touring throughout the North West of England.
Some of Bob’s other stage roles have seen him performing at the prestigious Lowry Studio Theatre in Eugene Ionesco’s The Bald Prima Donna and a new play by Jayne Marshall Onions Cry Too in which Bob co-starred with Arthur Bostrom of ‘Allo Allo’ fame and, more recently as King Gallop in an Easter pantomime production of Jack And The Beanstalk at Blackpool’s North Pier Theatre. King Lear (alone) is by far the hardest and most satisfying role Bob has taken on.
As a singer Bob has been entertaining audiences world wide for over 40 years. During that time he has performed live at many of the countries largest cabaret venues as well as countless clubs, hotels and holiday parks, often appearing alongside some of the professions best known names.
Bob has also made several appearances on TV and Radio in the U.K. and the Far East including the BBC Breakfast program, Radio 4 and BBC Radio Manchester.
Today Bob continues to delight audiences with a selection of music from the 1920’s up to the present day and covering virtually every musical style with his powerful and unique vocal range.
For more information please visit Bob’s website at http://www.bob-young.co.uk