The Mousetrap


Major Metcalf

Training: Old Vic Theatre School after reading English at Oxford University.

Recent theatre includes: ‘Atticus Finch’ in To Kill a Mockingbird, ‘Leontes’ in The Winter’s Tale, ‘Dr Stockman’ in An Enemy of the People, ‘Dr Feldman’ in Duet for One, ‘Lloyd Dallas’ in Noises off, and ‘Dr Wicksteed’ in Habeas Corpus (Bolton Octagon); ‘Fennyman’ in Shakespeare in Love (Bath Theatre Royal).

Other theatre includes: Numerous RSC productions including Pericles in Pericles; Cassius in Julius Caesar; Horatio to Ken Branagh’s Hamlet; Page in Merry Wives of Windsor, and Walt Disney in Talk of the City. Hamlet in Hamlet (Globe Theatre); ‘Oberon’ in Kiss me, Kate (Regents Park).

Rob was Olivier Award nominated for originating the role of Scar in the West End’s Lion King.

Screen credits include: The Bill; Casualty; Holby City; Midsomer Murders; Dr Who; The Thick of It; Dancing on the Edge; Trail of Guilt; The Long Walk to Finchley; Dalziel and Pascoe; Kavanagh QC; In Suspicious Circumstances; Silk; By the Sword Divided and The Practice.

In 2018 he received the Royal Television Society’s Best Performance in a Single Drama Award for his performance of McCulloch in the BBC’s Men Who Sleep in Cars.