Fiona Lavin

Hair & Make Up Designers


Fiona Lavin is a very talented Hair & Makeup Designer with a wealth of industry experience. Fiona’s skillset is extremely versatile; she can do contemporary, period hair & makeup, wigs, SFX makeup, barbering, etc. Fiona has an incredible portfolio; some of her credits include The Bay (s2) directed by Robert Quinn & Julia Ford for ITV, The Other One (s2) directed by Holly Walsh and the feature Kill List directed by Ben Wheatley. Fiona just finished designing the new ITV crime drama Ridley directed by Bryn Higgins.

 

FEATURES / DRAMA

ENTITLED S1
Prod. Two Brothers
Dir. Tim Kirkby
Cast: Brett Gelman

RIDLEY S1
Prod. ITV
Dir. Bryn Higgins
Cast: Adrian Dunbar, Bronagh Waugh, George Bukhari

TRACES S2
Prod. Red Production Company
Dir. Chris Foggin, Claire Winyard
Cast: Molly Windsor, Laura Fraser, Martin Compston

THE OTHER ONES S2
Prod. Tiger Aspect
Dir. Holly Walsh
Cast: Ellie White, Lauren Socha, Siobhan Finneran, Amit Shah

MY MUM TRACY BEAKER 
Prod. BBC
Dir. John McKay
Cast: Dani Harmer

THE BAY S2
Prod. Tall Story Pictures / ITV
Dir. Robert Quinn, Julia Ford
Cast: Daniel Ryan, Andrew Dowbiggin, Erin Shanager

TRACES S1
Prod. Red Production Company
Dir. Rebecca Gatward, Mary Nighy
Cast: Laura Fraser

COLD CALL
Prod. Chalkboard
Dir. Gareth Tunley
Cast: Daniel Ryan, Katie Redford, Paul Higgins

CREEPED OUT S2
Prod. BBC Children’s
Dir. Bruce McDonald

THE WORST WITCH S3
Prod. BBC Children’s
Dir. Dirk Campbell

IN THE CLOUD
Prod. Little Island Productions
Dir. Robert Scott Wildes

LOVE, LIES & RECORDS
Prod. Rollem Productions
Dir. Dominic Leclerc, Cilla Ware

MOUNT PLEASANT S4-6 + Special
Prod. Tiger Aspect
Dir. Dermot Boy, Ian Barnes

CITIZEN KHAN S4
Prod. BBC Comedy North
Dir. Nick Wood

ORDINARY LIES
Prod. Red Productions
Dir. John McKay, Juliet May

PREY
Prod. Red Productions
Dir. Nick Murphy

PET & CABBAGE
Prod. Red Productions
Dir. Nick Murphy

KILL LIST 
Prod. Rook Films
Dir. Ben Wheatley

INN MATES
Prod. BBC Comedy
Dir. Nick Wood

 

 

Talent

Caroline Aherne, Gabriel Byrne, Steve Coogan, John Thompson, Rik Mayal, John Simm, Benedict Wong, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Hugh Grant, Barbara Windsor, Celia Imrie, Suranne Jones, Ashley Jensen, Struan Rodger, Mackenzie Crook, Sarah Lancashire, Michelle Keegan,
Max Beesley, Damien Lewis, Jo Joyner, Samantha Womack, Nigel Harman, David Bradley, Dexter Fletcher, Larry Lamb, Jennifer Ehle, George Hamilton, Judy Loe, Paula Wilcox, James Drefus, Mandip Gil, Kenny Doughty, Mark Stanley, Michael Smiley, Neil Maskell, Barbara Flynn, Charlie Carver, Max Carver, Justin Chatwin, Shazard Latif, Belinda Stewart Wilson, Shaun Dooley, Rebecca Callard, Ray Stevenson, Sally Lyndsay, Fisayo Akinade, Clive Mantle, Emma Kennedy, Ellen Thomas, Asan N’Jie, Bobby Ball, Ted Robbins, Daniel Ryan, Neil Fitzmaurice, Ruth Maddock, Adil Ray, Shobu Kapoor, Krupa Pattani, Jeremy Kyle, Ian McElhinney, Nicholas Gleaves, Saffron Burrows, Phil Daniels, Nigella Lawson, Nicola Stephenson, Jason Done, Amanda Barrie, Thelma Barlow, Lynne Perrie, Eileen Derbyshire, Shobna Gulati, Sue Cleaver, Ryan Thomas, Sue Nicholls, Betty Driver, Elizabeth Dawn, Sally Dynevor, Nicola Millbank, James Burrows, Amelia Curtis, Adrian Bower, Cat Simmons, Andrew Tiernan, Mark Kempner, Tomiwa Edun, Brian Vernel, Monty Don, Tony Wilson, Lucy Meacock, Barbara Knox, William Roach, Helen Worth, Mathew Kelly, Jake Bugg, Marti Pellow, Midge Ure, Charleen Tilton, Vanessa Feltz, Matthew Wright, Richard Madley, Edward Tudor- Pole, Richard O’Brian, Jeremy Paxman, John Humphrys, David Dimbleby, Mark Speight, Sylvester McCoy.

Skills

 

  • Contemporary Hair & Makeup
  • Period Hair & Makeup
  • Wigs (Make, apply, dress, maintain, etc.)
  • Airbrushing
  • Lace facial application / maintenance
  • Body & Face Art
  • Tattoo Design – Hand Drawn & Transfer Application / Concealment
  • Barbering
  • Script Breakdown
  • Continuity
  • Timekeeping
  • SFX – Blood, bruise, scars, injuries, Bondo, Silicone, etc.

Training

  • Granada Television In-House Make-Up Artist Training: David Myers
  • Wig Making and Hairdressing: South Cheshire College (City & Guilds, Distinction: Wig Making)
  • Beauty Therapy and Electrolysis: South Cheshire College (City & Guilds)
  • TEMPTU Airbrushing Course: TEMPTU Studio, London
  • Wella Barbering Course: Wella Manchester Studio
  • Period Hair Courses (Victorian, 1920s and 1930s): Carolyn Cousins