Robin trained at East 15 with its founder Margaret Bury-Walker before working for 30 years as a professional actor with some of the UK’s most highly respected and influential theatre companies and practitioners.
His work as an actor includes seasons at the National Theatre working with Nicholas Hytner and William Gaskill, and in London’s West End including Sir Peter Hall’s production of Mind Millie for Me by Feydeau. His work also includes productions with Stephen Daldry at the Gate Theatre and the Crucible Theatre, as well as many seasons at the Glasgow Citizen's Theatre and Edinburgh Royal Lyceum theatres. Television includes work for the BBC, ITV and HBO.
For many years, he has also taught and directed in drama schools across the UK including at Arts Educational, East 15, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RSAMD), where his work includes a production of Richard III which toured to the International Shakespearean Festival in Poland and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where he specialised in teaching Shakespeare and Comedy of Manners.
Robin has been Head of the MA/MFA Acting (International) course at East 15 since 2013.