Robin Lake

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Robin Lake (19**-). Actor, teacher, director.



Trained at UCT.


He emigrated to Canada in his youth and lived and worked there and in the USA for many years before moving to London to take up a post as teacher/director at LAMDA. Senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town Drama Department since 1975.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Roles in The Rise and Fall of the First Empress Bonaparte (Pieter-Dirk Uys, 1977), The Dresser (1980), Pray Don't, Sir George! (1983).

He has directed two Molière plays with student casts at the Little Theatre: That Scoundrel Scapin and The Would-Be Gentleman. In 1977 he diected The Misanthrope for CAPAB. He directed Line (1978), The People Never (1978), The Gin Game (1978), Separate Tables (1984) and co-directed The Dybbuk (1984).

Awards, etc


Various entries in the NELM catalogue.

The Misanthrope programme notes, 1977.

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