Robert Hands

Last updated 27 July 2014

Robert Hands
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Robert Hands


Robert Hands is a British actor based in London

He played Algy in 2005 stories The Empty Child and The Doctor Dances.

He trained at the prestigious Bristol Old Vic theatre school. His career has spanned over twenty years during which time he has played leading roles in filmtelevision, and both classical and musical theatre in London¬ís West End. He played Sir Robin in the original London cast of Spamalot.

He is probably best known for his television roles in Sharpe's BattleDoctor Who and The House of Eliott, as well as the films Charlotte GrayAnna and the King, and the Academy Award-winning (Best Picture) Shine. He is also a member of Edward Hall's world-renowned all-male Shakespeare company Propeller.