Originally an actor, Robin Lefevre started directing with
John Byrne's first play, Writer's
Cramp. He went on to join the
Hampstead Theatre, where he directed a number of plays including Bodies
by James Saunders and Brian Friel's Translations.
Robin was nominated for the New York Drama Desk Award for Best Director for Friel's Aristocrats
and won the Evening Standard Best Musical award for Alan Bleasdale's Are You Lonesome Tonight? More recently he has directed a host of classic, critically acclaimed revivals, often at the Gate Theatre in Dublin.
His television work includes Alan
Bleasdale's major series Jake's
Progress, starring Robert Lindsay and Julie Walters, and a short film
for Channel 4, Self Catering.