Rob & Danielle
Rob van Vuuren
Rob van Vuuren is a household name in South Africa, he is Twakkie from the Most Amazing Show, the guy who shucksed Shuster in Shucks Tshabalala, the voice of Takeshi’s Castle Thailand on Comedy Central Africa and the star of a host of other film and television shows. He is a multi award winning comedian, having bagged no less than four Standard Bank Ovation Awards for comedy and the Breakthrough Act Award winner at the Comics Choice Awards.
Rob has most recently been nominated for three Fleur Du Cap theatre awards; a best Actor nomination for his portrayal of Clov in Samuel Beckett’s Endgame, a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his portrayal of Ellis and Slater in San Shephard’s Curse of the Starving Class and A Best Performance in a one person show nomination for his portrayal of Poprischin in Louis Viljoen’s Dangled.
Rob and his wife Dani have written two enormously successful children’s books together and are currently touring with the accompanying show to their second book, Florence and Watson present the Great Pangolin Mystery.
Danielle Bischoff studied Photography at the Ruth Prowse School of Art in Cape Town and Graduated in 2012 achieving a National Diploma. She has worked professionally in the film, photographic and theatre industry and has always had a passion for the visual arts. In 2013 she exhibited her work ‘Lucky’ at the AVA Gallery in Cape Town. She was a Western Cape finalist in the 2015 Barclays L’Atelier Art Competition.
In July 2015 her and her husband Rob van Vuuren launched their first children’s book and accompanying stage play at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. In 2017 they took the show to the Brighton Fringe Festival. Danielle and Rob have recently finished their second book, Florence and Watson present the Great Pangolin Mystery and are currently enjoying sold out performances of the accompanying show.