Bob Massey is a historian and retired Theatre Consultant who has planned many theatres and performance spaces throughout the world.
Alongside his consultancy work, he was, for 30yrs, Technical Manager of a Theatre in Nottingham, running shows and organising events for the visiting artists. As a lighting designer for over 40yrs, he lit all types of shows from drama to musicals.
He is also a Historian with an interest in Local History and World War Two Airforces as well as the history of the Moving Image and of course theatre subjects.
He has been teaching at various university's and colleges around the country, as he is a qualified tutor and Lecturer. As well as a member of Local History Groups he is also a member of cinema, theatre and aircraft research groups and industry organisations serving on many committees.
He has taught local history, computer and theatre subjects on courses around the country for over 30yrs. He regularly writes articles on these subjects for magazines and trade publications.
He has appeared in programmes on television and radio on local history projects as well as in the local press.
He has recently published three volumes of
stories from the history of Arnold and Mapperley Nottingham and the surrounding villages. Details can be found on the MY BOOKS page
He is available for courses and talks. Details of those on offer can be found on the list of talks page