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Robert Holman


Writers: Playwrights

Robert Holman is a renowned and celebrated playwright in British Theatre. His plays include: MUD, Royal Court Theatre (1974); GERMAN SKERRIES, Bush Theatre, winner of the George Devine Award (1977); ROOTING, Traverse Theatre (1979); OTHER WORLDS, Royal Court Theatre (1980); TODAY, Royal Shakespeare Company (1984); THE OVERGROWN PATH, Royal Court Theatre (1985); MAKING NOISE QUIETLY, Bush Theatre (1987) and revived at the Donmar Warehouse (2012) / Manchester Royal Exchange (2003); ACROSS OKA, Royal Shakespeare Company (1988); RAFTS AND DREAMS, Royal Court Theatre (1990); BAD WEATHER, Royal Shakespeare Company (1998); HOLES IN THE SKIN, Chichester Festival Theatre (2003); JONAH AND OTTO, Royal Exchange Theatre (2008) and 1000 STARS EXPLODE IN THE SKY (co-written with David Eldridge and Simon Stephens) Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith (2010). Most recently his new play A BREAKFAST OF EELS premiered at the Print Room (2015), where it won an Off West End Theatre Award for Best New Play.

Robert has been Resident Dramatist at the Royal National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company. He has also written for television and radio.