Robert Lindsay in rehearsals for Prism at Hampstead Theatre

Robert Lindsay

Tony, Olivier and BAFTA winner Robert Lindsay will play Moonface Martin in the West End revival of Anything Goes at the Barbican Theatre.

On TV he played Ben Harper opposite Zoë Wanamaker in the hugely successful BBC television series My Family. His other television credits include The Trial of Tony Blair, Citizen Smith, Spy, Jericho and GBH, for which he won a BAFTA Award for Best Actor. His recent tv work includes Plebs, Bounty Hunters and McDonald and Dodds. His films include Fierce Creatures, Wimbledon, Divorcing Jack and Remember Me.

Theatre Roles

A graduate of the UK’s prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), Lindsay’s many stage credits include fun musicals such as Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre), Olivier! (London Palladium) and Me And My Girl (Adelphi Theatre) to dramatic performances in Shakespeare’s Richard III (Savoy Theatre), Joe Orten’s The Entertainer (Old Vic), The Lion in Winter (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Moliere’s Cyrano De Bergerac (Theatre Royal Haymarket) and Power (National Theatre).

More recently Robert has performed in Prism (Hampstead Theatre), A Christmas Carol: In Concert with the London Symphony Orchestra (Lyric Theatre) and In Praise of Love (Theatre Royal Bath).


Nominated for many of his performances on stage and screen Robert Lindsay’s accolades include the Olivier and Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance of Bill Snibson in Me and My Girl; Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical for the role of Fagin in Oliver!; the Olivier Award for Best Actor in a play for the title role in Beckett; and the BAFTA for his performance in GBH.

“I am so looking forward to returning to the stage in the medium I love – musical comedy. And what better than Kathleen Marshall’s revival of Anything Goes at the wonderful Barbican Theatre. The perfect remedy to shake off the blues of 2021.”

Robert Lindsay

Anything Goes will run from 23 July 2021 until 31 October 2021 at the Barbican Theatre, London.

Date: 9 February 2021
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