About Robert Florence
Robert Florence is a writer, director, presenter and actor from Glasgow. Probably most well-known for BBC Scotland’s BAFTA nominated comedy Burnistoun, which Robert co-created, co-wrote, executive produced and starred in alongside long-time collaborator Iain Connell; the show ran for three series and three subsequent specials, Burnistoun’s Big Night, Bunistoun Goes to Work and Burnistoun Tunes In. Other TV credits include The Scotts (BBC) and The Sunny (BBC), both of which Robert co-created, co-wrote, executive produced and starred in. As a presenter for TV Robert hosted four series of the popular gaming show VideoGaiden (BBC) and fronted satirical comedy entertainment show The State of It (BBC). Stage credits include Burnistoun Live! (Kings Theatre, Theatre Royal Edinburgh Fringe), Uncles (tour venues included Kings Theatre, The Citizens Theatre, Soho Theatre London) and Biscuity Boyle: My Bastart Life (Scottish tour). Robert wrote and directed cult horror feature House of Him which stars Richard Rankin and was screened at Glasgow Film Festival. Orphans is Robert’s first appearance with National Theatre Scotland and his musical theatre debut.