Bobby Collins

By the time Bobby made his stage debut at the age of nine playing 'Nibs' in Peter Pan at the London Palladium, he was already a veteran of television and films. Most notable of his television appearances were in YTV's Storm in a Broken Tea Cup, in which he played the co-lead with Patricia Hays, and for the BBC as 'Macker' in the popular children's program Grange Hill. Bobby has worked extensively for Thames TV - appearances include 'Bugsy' in Miss Jones and Son, 'Michael' in The Crez and in addition to playing a leading role as 'Ben' in The Latchkey Children, he also recorded the theme song. Bobby also played 'Harry', a leading character, in Lost In London for CBS Films, and has just finished two Film On 4 plays for Channel 4 TV. His stage roles include 'Monty' in Barnardos at the Royalty Theatre; 'Jonathan Brown' in the national tour of Paddington Bear's Magical Musical; 'Rocky' in The Rocky Horror Show and he was one of the original Starlight Express company that opened at the Apollo, London, in April 1984. His hobbies include football, tennis and after this tour he intends to fulfil his main ambition and become a Sumo wrestler.


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