CABARET SINGER / ENTERTAINER
TV HOST / PERSONALITY
WRITER / PUBLISHED AUTHOR
Earning his living as a Cabaret Singer from the age of 13, Bob's rich, smooth velvet voice, moves and captivates audiences, wherever he performs.
Warm, charismatic and engaging, Bob La Castra is the consummate entertainer.
Lead role - 'Aladdin'
Bob played the lead role of Aladdin, sharing the stage with EastEnders celebrity John Altman (Nick Cotton) and 'Are You Being Served' star, Trevor Bannister (Mr Lucas).
Actor - 'Eddie Buckingham'
Channel 10's Neighbours
Not only did Bob star as a regular cast member of the international TV 'Soapie' sensation, 'Neighbours', he created and wrote in his own character.
Channel 10's Neighbours Cast
Bob with his fellow Neighbours cast members (1990).
Sammy Davis Jr
Bob's first ever television interview, was with Sammy Davis Jr. Bob interviewed a plethora of national and international entertainers and sports stars.
ABC's Big Square Eye
In the 80 — sometimes live-to-air — episodes of the ABC's teen game show, Bob's guest list was a 'who's who' of Australian TV, and legends of entertainment and sport.
Channel 7's Wombat
Bob spent almost five years as host/presenter of Australia's longest- running, and multi award-winning national children's television show, writing all the material for his many comedic cult characters.
Best Children's Television Personality - Wombat
Songwriter - 'Change the Future'
Media Peace Prize Award
In addition to writing a number of TV theme song's, Bob's song 'Change the Future' not only won a Media Peace Prize and raised funds for UNICEF, it was used as part of Sir Bob Geldof's Sport Aid campaign.
The first Australian Children's Television personality to win a coveted industry 'Penguin Award' — and — after just five months on-air.