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|Birth name||Scott James Timothy Robinson|
|Born||22 November 1979|
|Genres||Pop, rap rock, funk, hip hop|
Scott James Timothy Robinson (born 22 November 1979 in Essex, England) is an English singer best known for being a member of the boy band Five.
Essex is a county in the south-east of England, north-east of London. One of the home counties, it borders Suffolk and Cambridgeshire to the north, Hertfordshire to the west, Kent across the estuary of the River Thames to the south, and London to the south-west. The county town is Chelmsford, the only city in the county. For government statistical purposes Essex is placed in the East of England region.
Robinson and his two sisters, Nicola and Hayley, lived in Pitsea, Essex. He attended Chalvedon Comprehensive School until year 9 when he left to move full-time to the Sylvia Young Theatre School.
Pitsea is a small town in south Essex, England. It comprises five sub-districts: Eversley, Northlands Park Neighbourhood, Chalvedon, Pitsea Mount and Burnt Mills. It is part of the new town of Basildon.
Sylvia Young Theatre School is an independent school in the Marble Arch area, London, England. It is a specialist performing arts school named after its founder and principal, Sylvia Young.
He enjoyed initial acting success with small parts in Casualty , Hale and Pace , The Bill and EastEnders . Scott also performed on stage in London's West End & the Edinburgh Festival with Ron Moody in Peter Pan and in the National Youth Music Theatre Production of Whistle Down the Wind before turning his attention to music with Five.
Casualty, stylised as CASUAL+Y, is a British medical drama series that airs weekly on BBC One. It is the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world, and the most enduring medical drama shown on prime time television in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC One on 6 September 1986. The original producer was Geraint Morris.
Hale and Pace were an English comedy double-act that performed in clubs and on radio and television in the United Kingdom in the 1980s-1990s. The duo was made up of Gareth Hale and Norman Pace, with the Hale and Pace television show running for ten years and 66 episodes, between 1988 and 1998.
The Bill is a British police procedural television series, first broadcast on ITV from 16 October 1984 until 31 August 2010. The programme originated from a one-off drama, Woodentop, broadcast in August 1983.
In 1997, Robinson auditioned for Five, a new boy band-style group with "attitude and edge". Robinson was eventually selected to be part of the band along with Richard "Abs" Breen (now Abz Love), Ritchie Neville, Sean Conlon and Jason "J" Brown. Five subsequently were signed by Simon Cowell and BMG/RCA for a six-album deal. Five went on to enjoy massive success worldwide, selling over 20 million records in their four years together. The band split up on 27 September 2001, as Conlon had left the band, Neville had hurt himself on stage and Robinson's fiancée Kerry Oaker was having trouble with her pregnancy.
Richard Abidin Breen, better known as Abz Love, is an English rapper, singer, songwriter, DJ, producer and TV personality. Love has sold over 20 million records as a member and the lead singer of Simon Cowell's boy band Five. In 2003, Love released his debut solo album Abstract Theory, which earned him a further three top ten hits. After years out of the spotlight, Love returned to screens on ITV2's The Big Reunion in 2012. In 2013 he appeared on All Star Mr & Mrs and became the runner-up for Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother 12. In 2015, Love starred in BBC Two's documentary series Country Strife: Abz on the Farm, followed by a Christmas special titled Country Strife: Abz on the Christmas Farm. In January 2016, Abz released his first solo single in over a decade, a comedy track called "Cockadoodledoo" with the hope of raising money for his farming project.
Richard Neville Dobson is an English sommelier, restaurateur and singer. He is most noted for being a member of the boy band Five.
Sean Kieran Conlon is an English singer best known as a member of boy band Five before leaving in 2001 a few months before the group announced their split. Conlon rejoined the group in 2013 as part of the ITV2 series The Big Reunion.
After the split of Five, Robinson worked in radio and television, and was one of the leads in the UK regional touring musical, Boogie Nights 2. He also joined his friend Chris Brooks at local Essex radio station, Essex FM, in 2002 for a few months as a radio DJ. He starred in the UK regional theatre musical Boogie Nights 2 from late 2004 through most of 2005. He was a regular on Soccer AM at the beginning of the 2012-13 season, presenting the "Scott from Five Awards".
Chris Brooks is a British radio presenter and DJ from Eastbourne, East Sussex, England, Currently presenting for Radio Essex as a presenter on their Hit Music Breakfast Show.
Soccer AM is a British football-based comedy/talk show, produced by Sky Sports.
Scott occasionally gigs at JJ's, the UK's classiest club alongside his backing dancer.
In 2015 Scott with his friend Chris Brooks and Radio producer Alex Williamson launched a podcast called The Three Show.
On 17 September 2006, an announcement was made via Five's official Myspace page that a press conference was to be held at The Scala in central London on 27 September.After a venue change due to a shooting at The Scala, the conference was moved to the Bar Academy Islington. It was rumoured that four of the five members would be reuniting (Conlon now being committed to his Sony deal), and this was confirmed at the press conference. Five recorded new material for what was to be their fourth studio album, working with Guy Chambers, Swedish producer/songwriter Anders Bagge, and French DJs Trak Invaders. They also planned to tour in 2007. By January 2007, Five had completed half of their album and were looking to be signed to a record label with new manager, Richard Beck. The album was expected to be released within the next few months. On 8 March 2007, at midnight, Five premiered one-minute clips of three brand new songs that were to have been on the new album. The songs, titled "70 Days", "Settle Down" and "It's All Good" can be heard on the band's official webpage and also on their Myspace page. Beck also secured an MTV documentary series titled Five - The Revive.
On 19 May 2007, only eight months after reforming, having failed to secure a lucrative enough record deal, Five announced via their website that the group would no longer be pursuing a comeback.Between 2010 and 2012, Robinson and Love did a small tour performing music from their catalogue. They were the only members of the band who continued to make appearances performing songs from Five's back-catalogue.
After Robinson's ex-bandmate Conlon appeared on The Voice UK on 24 March 2012 and failed to make it past the audition stage,Conlon reunited with his former bandmates to discuss the possibility of a second comeback.
On 19 April 2012, Brown wrote a post on Five fansite Warrington Warrior, saying that he had decided not to be a part of the reunion, and that he would like the fansite to be shut down, claiming that he no longer wants to be in the public eye, as he felt it was an intrusion to his private life. Conlon, Neville, Love and Robinson confirmed the next day on Twitter that the post was indeed from Brown, and that they had received a letter with similar content from him. They apologised and gave a statement that Brown's personal opinion in no way represents Five as a band. The forum thread containing Brown's message has since been deleted, as per Robinson's and their manager's request. The other members then stated that they would continue as a four-piece, with plans for a new tour and new material.
On 17 October 2012, Robinson revealed via Twitter that Five had would be taking part in an ITV2 series called The Big Reunion at some point in 2013.The show also features the reunion of Atomic Kitten, Liberty X, B*Witched, 911 and Honeyz. The show began airing on 31 January 2013. In January 2013, it was reported that Five were looking to find a new member to replace Brown, and they were also having disagreement over the group's name. The band eventually decided to continue as a four-piece, and took part in a gig at the Hammersmith Apollo and later The Big Reunion arena tour.
In 2014, it was announced that Five and the boy bands from both series of The Big Reunion would go on The Big Reunion Boyband Tour later in the year. Abz revealed that he would not be taking part for financial reasons. Five reassured fans that Abz was not quitting the band altogether, but on 29 August he announced his departure via Twitter without letting Robinson, Conlon or Neville know first. Five are now continuing with just three members.
As of 26 October 2008, Robinson appeared in Celebrity Scissorhands which coincides with the BBC charity Children in Need . He got into the final on 9 November after the contestants made an anonymous vote. He also appeared on an episode of Test the Nation in the Robinsons group.
On 11 July 2001, Robinson's fiancée Kerry Oaker gave birth five weeks early to their first son, Brennan Rhys Robinson. On 28 September 2001, the day after Five split up, Robinson and Oaker got married, with all Robinson's bandmates in attendance. Robinson became a father for a second time, with the birth of his second son, Kavan Reeve Robinson, on 13 September 2006. The family currently live in Pitsea, Essex.On 8 September 2013, it was announced that Robinson and Oaker were expecting twins in January 2014. They welcomed their two twin girls, Bobbi-Rayne and Kayde-Rose, on 17 January 2014.
Robinson is a fan of Arsenal F.C.
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Atomic Kitten are a British pop girl group formed in Liverpool in 1998 whose current members are Natasha Hamilton and Liz McClarnon. The group was founded by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) members Andy McCluskey and Stuart Kershaw, who served as principal songwriters during Atomic Kitten's early years. The group's debut album Right Now was released in October 2000 and charted at number 39 in the United Kingdom. After five top ten singles, original member Kerry Katona quit – four weeks before "Whole Again" reached number one in the UK Singles Chart – and was replaced by former Precious singer Jenny Frost. "Whole Again" became the group's most successful single, staying at number one for four weeks in the UK and six weeks in Germany, and reaching number one in many other territories; in Britain, it was the 13th best-selling single of the 2000s. The group re-released their debut album, with some tracks re-recorded with Frost's vocals: it peaked at number one in the UK and was certified double platinum after selling over 600,000 copies.
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The Big Reunion is a British reality-documentary series that began airing on ITV2 on 31 January 2013. The show featured chart-topping bands who were big in the UK pop music scene between the 1990s and early 2000s, and the programme followed them as they reunited for the first time in a decade and went through their two weeks of intensive rehearsals before finally stepping back on stage for a comeback performance.
5ive Greatest Hits Tour is a concert tour by British boyband Five. This is the band's first tour since their split in 2001 and the joint-headlining The Big Reunion. It is the second tour not to feature original band member Jason "J" Brown, who declined to participate in the group's 2012 reformation. The tour consisted of shows in the United Kingdom and Australia, and it continued into 2014 with additional concerts.
The first series of the British reality-documentary series The Big Reunion began airing on ITV2 on 31 January 2013 until 28 March 2013. The show features chart-topping bands who were big names in the UK pop music scene between the 1990s and early 2000s, and the programme follows them as they reunite for the first time in a decade and go through their two weeks of intensive rehearsals before finally stepping back on stage for a comeback performance.
The Loud and Intimate Tour was a 2015 concert tour by British boy band Five. Following their comeback success on The Big Reunion and the 5ive Greatest Hits Tour, the band played at theatre venues around England, performing selections from their back catalogue. This is the band's first full concert tour without former founding member Abz Love, thus making it their first as a trio.