Rob Heyland

Biography: Rob's first acting appearance was as a P.C in the Cry Wolf episode of The Professionals.
Following this came the starring role of Donald Turner in the much loved BBC TV series 'One By One'.
More recently he has been seen in 'Have Your Cake And Eat It' as an engineer and 'Bomber' as Mr Reed. In 1992 Rob turned his talents to writing. He has written episodes of 'Heartbeat', 'Between The Lines' (for which he won a Writers Guild Award, shared with the other writers, 'Wycliffe', 'Bomber' in which he also had a acting role, 'Ultimate Force' which he co-created with Chris Ryan, of which a second series is in production, and 'Promoted To Glory' which is currently in post-production. Rob was born to Irish parents, his father was a doctor. He went to The King's School, Canterbury (the oldest school in the world)from the age of 7. After leaving school at the age of 17, he went to france and became a builder and crewed racing yachts, which is when he met his wife. He is still with her
Rob's first acting appearance was as a P.C in the Cry Wolf episode of The Professionals.
Following this came the starring role of Donald Turner in the much loved BBC TV series 'One By One'.
More recently he has been seen in 'Have Your Cake And Eat It' as an engineer and 'Bomber' as Mr Reed.
In 1992 Rob turned his talents to writing. He has written episodes of 'Heartbeat', 'Between The Lines' (for which he won a Writers Guild Award, shared with the other writers, 'Wycliffe', 'Bomber' in which he also had a acting role, 'Ultimate Force' which he co-created with Chris Ryan, of which a second series is in production, and 'Promoted To Glory' which is currently in post-production.
Rob was born to Irish parents, his father was a doctor. He went to The King's School, Canterbury (the oldest school in the world)from the age of 7.
After leaving school at the age of 17, he went to france and became a builder and crewed racing yachts, which is when he met his wife. He is still with her 28 years later and they have four children aged 14-24.
After getting bored of travelling he decided to become an actor and returned to the UK. He went to the Central School of Speech and Drama. After growing disillusioned with being a TV actor he turned to writing, but does occassionally make guest appearances in his own work, and has won BAFTA, Television Society, Writer's Guild and Critics awards for his work.
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Rob Heyland's Scores

  • TV
Average career score: 70
Highest Metascore: 70 Robin Hood: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 70 Robin Hood: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
1 tv review
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Robin Hood: Season 2 Oct 6, 2007 Writer 8.8
tbd Foyle's War: Season 3 Oct 24, 2004 Writer tbd
tbd Heartbeat: Season 8 Sep 6, 1998 Writer tbd