Rob is a playwright and producer based in Manchester, in the UK. He has written over thirty plays staged across the UK and Ireland. Rob won the 2011 Kings Cross Award for New Writing for 'Einstein's Daughter' while his play 'Dark Satanic' won Best Drama at the 2017 Manchester Fringe Festival. Rob has created lots of plays with and for young people, including schools adaptations of Treasure Island, Frankenstein, and The Iron Giant. Before becoming a playwright Rob worked as an engineer in the energy industry and has a degree in theoretical physics - which may or may not have helped in creating Catalysts.