Robert Holman

Robert Holman

Robert Holman is a renowned and celebrated playwright in British Theatre. His plays include: Mud (Royal Court Theatre, 1974); German Skerries (Bush Theatre, 1977, and revived at the Orange Tree Theatre, 2016); 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); 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 revived at the Park Theatre, 2014); A Thousand Stars Explode in the Sky, co-written with David Eldridge and Simon Stephens (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, 2010); and A Breakfast of Eels (Print Room at the Coronet, 2015). He has also written a novel, The Amish Landscape.

A play about freedom, guilt and the possibility of redemption, premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
A gripping play about the nature of violence.
It is 1987. May Appleton, whose son is serving in the Falklands, receives the visit that every mother dreads. 
In 1986, in the Black Forest, a German businesswoman takes into her home a fugitive British private and his disturbed...
It is 1944. Two young men meet in a Kentish field as doodlebugs whizz overhead. One is a farmer, the other an artist,...
An acclaimed trilogy of plays exploring the impact of war on ordinary lives.
A humane, funny and ultimately haunting play that explores masculinity, identity and what it means to be English.
An intense, elusive, and quietly beautiful play about a family crisis.
An uplifting portrait of human hope and vulnerability, weaving resonant drama out of a friendship, a marriage, a holi...