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Jonah and Otto
Paperback, 90 pages ISBN: 9781848424586Publication Date:
30 Oct 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook, 90 pages ISBN: 9781780015224Publication Date:
20 Nov 2014
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, 2008

Jonah and Otto

By Robert Holman

Paperback £12.99£10.39

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A humane, funny and ultimately haunting play that explores masculinity, identity and what it means to be English.

Over the course of a single day, two men share their solitude and unfold their secrets. They disagree with each other about women, about lust and about guilt. They question the power of magic, of redemption and the price of freedom, each seeing himself more clearly through the eyes of the other.

Robert Holman's play Jonah and Otto premiered in 2008 at the Royal Exchange, Manchester. This edition was published alongside its London premiere at the Park Theatre in 2014.

Press Quotes

'The writing is crystalline but tender, meaty as well as stark... poetic, vivid yet often enigmatic language... hypnotic and never less than compelling'

Time Out

'Extraordinary... achingly beautiful... a recklessly courageous play about two men struggling to find the courage to live, love and to be the best possible version of themselves'


'[Has] a quiet power... Robert Holman's plays rumble and reverberate in the mind long afterwards'

The Times

'Astonishing... Brimming with emotional wonder, Jonah and Otto is an intricately layered creation that hums hypnotically'

Paperback,90 pages ISBN: 9781848424586Publication Date:
30 Oct 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook,90 pages ISBN: 9781780015224Publication Date:
20 Nov 2014
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by Robert Holman:

German Skerries
Robert Holman Plays: One
Holes in the Skin
Other Worlds
The Natural Cause
The Lodger
Being Friends
A Breakfast of Eels
Making Noise Quietly: three short plays
Making Noise Quietly (short play)
Bad Weather
The Overgrown Path

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