Stage actor, television star and crime author, Robert Daws is best known for his roles in Birds of a Feather and Midsummer Murders. Having had a career that has covered a broad range of industries, Robert is the perfect after-dinner speaker for adding a bit of variety to your event. Able to offer interesting insights into his acting career as well as anecdotes surrounding his crime novellas.
Beginning his career on stage, Daws joined the cast of On You Way, Riley! in 1982. Some of his early TV credits include Jeeves and Wooster and ITV’s Outside Edge in which earnt him Best Comedy Actor at the British Comedy Awards. Robert’s feature on a 2005 episode of Midsomer Murders was a catalyst of his successful acting career with his following stints in The Royal, Robin of Sherwood and Coronation Street proving to be highly popular.
With a multitude of talents, Robert has displayed his natural gift for playing the trumpet in his feature on BBC comedy series, A Bit of Fry and Laurie, in which he played the credit music. He has also released his own crime novella’s entitled The Rock, The Poisoned Rock and The Killing Rock. With his debut publication reaching the top of the Amazon Bestseller list five times in total, it’s evident that Daw’s has also successfully established himself as a valued name within the literacy industry. As an actor, Daws has impressively featured as the hospital manager on Casualty, starred on hit drama The Bill and even made an appearance on the award-winning sitcom, Birds of a Feather.
Most recently, Daws has appeared in the Only Fools and Horses prequel trilogy, Doc Martin and New Tricks. He has also gone onto appear as Jack Whitehall’s father in Little Cracker - Daddy’s Little Princess and has made a second appearance on Midsomer Murders as Hamish Rafferty. In the film industry, he has appeared in both highly acclaimed An Unkind Word and Swimming With Men.
A natural and versatile entertainer, Robert Daws is ideal for providing a light-hearted and engaging performance at a variety of corporate events and functions. Fully equipped with many hilarious anecdotes and interesting conversation topics, Daws is the perfect addition to any event in search of an after-dinner speaker who will leave a lasting impression on any audience.