Robin Lefevre

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Robin Lefevre (sometimes "Lefèvre"), born 1947,[1] is an award-winning British theatre director. He has worked in Britain, Ireland, Australia, and the United States.


Lefevre began as an actor in Scottish repertory theatre as well as playing small parts on British television during the late 1960s and early 1970s,[2] In the 70's he focussed more on directing and had major success with John Byrne's first play, Writer's Cramp.[3] He is associated with the Hampstead Theatre in London.[3] In New York City, his Broadway directing credits include Brian Friel's The Aristocrats for which he won the New York Drama Desk Award for Best Director,[3] and Frank McGuinness's Tony-nominated Someone Who'll Watch Over Me (Best Foreign Play, New York Drama Critics' Circle Award), as well as George Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak House with Swoosie Kurtz for the Roundabout Theatre Company.[4]

He is also known for working with playwright Billy Roche on the first productions of each of the three plays of the Wexford Trilogy at the Bush Theatre. [5]



This is a partial list of Lefevre's directing credits.


  • Jake's Progress (Alan Bleasdale), six-part TV series, 1995.[2][3]
  • Self Catering (Andrew Cullen), Channel 4 short film, 1994.[3][7]


  1. ^ "Debrett's website entry for Robin Lefevre". Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "IMDB entry for Robin Lefevre, television work". IMDB. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Curtis Brown talent agency listing for Robin Lefevre". Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Tallmer, Jerry (27 September 2006). "The Surprising Swoosie". 
  5. ^ a b c d "Billy Roche at the Irish Writers' Centre". Irish Writers' Centre. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i "IMDB production list for Robin Lefevre". IMDB. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  7. ^ "IMDB entry for Self Catering". IMDB. Retrieved May 10, 2013.