Robert Arditti centre 1957
Still from "The Four Just Men"
Robert's Spotlight Picture
as a child Actor 1959
Elaine Miller, Maurice Lane, Francesca Annis, Robert Arditti and Geradine Neal
1960 Ballet for the Russian federation of Classical Ballet
At 14 Robert went into
WEST SIDE STORY
Robert as Baby John on his first night in West Side Story
at Her Majesty's Theatre London age 14 years waiting for curtain up!
This was followed by a national tour and went onto a tour of Scandenavia when Robert was 16.
Tommy Merriefield, David Bean, John Christen and Robert Arditti in
Gee Oficer Krupkey!
above: Peter Whitmarsh, Ben Gerrard, Robert Arditti and Tom Merrifield
The show closed in Helsinki and with heavy heart the company said goodbye.
on returning to England Robert did some summer shows amn Pantomimes
seen here in rehearsal for the Anne Shelton Summer Show in Weymouth
After Summer season Robert did one of the many Panto seasons where young performers
learned their trade this one was
Puss In Boots
Its star was Frankie Vaughan
In 1965 at the age of 19 Robert returned to West Side Story in the first production to be done behind the Iron Curtain
this time however Robert played Action
Robert sings "Gee Oficer Krupkey!"
After West Side Story in Hungey Robert returned to the Ballet
where he remained for a year Dancing many of the role he dreamed of as a young boy.
During the contract with the ballet company Robert made the movie
The Yellow Hat
After this Robert returned to the musical theatre
and found himself in Belguim doing
Kiss Me Kate
BELGISCHE RADIO EN TELEVISIE
seen here with Domini Winter
after a string of tv and musicals then next stop was
Good Bye Mr Chips
with Peter O'toole and Petula Clark
publicity clipping from womans mag' Robert left Miss Clark right
from the "London is London" number
CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
Robert Arditti, Louane Richards & Antonia Ellis
A Still from
Robert Arditti, Vince Logan, Dick Van Dyke, Tommy Merrifield & Ray C Davis
Me Old Bamboo
Robert Arditti, Dick Van Dyke and Ray C Davis in the foreground
after a few more movies it was onto
with Albert Finney as Scrooge
The People happy that Scrooge has passed on
the final number below in the movie when Scrooge has mended his ways
Thank you Very Much, this was a big number in the movie