Author & Playwright
Robin Hawdon’s plays include some of the theatre’s most popular comedies. Over the last decade there have been productions in major theatres in New York, Chicago, Paris, Berlin, Bonn, Tel Aviv, Warsaw, Krakow, Sydney, Johannesburg, Russia, Scandinavia, Italy, etc. At any one moment there are likely to be at least twenty productions of Robin Hawdon titles running in various countries and in diverse languages.
“….most enduring comedies on the international theatre circuit…. staple diet of stock and amateur theatres everywhere.” Amazon editorial.
Here are described a number of the best known plays, together with extracts from their international reviews, and short dialogue examples from each text.
Hawdon is also a serious novelist. Find here descriptions of his novels with many 5 star Amazon reviews.
Robin Hawdon Latest News
HONOUR AMONGST THIEVES
Brand new farce hot off the keyboard! Now looking for its first productions.
Honeymoon couple arrive at their luxury London (New York?) hotel suite for their first passionate night together. Only problem is the rooms have been mixed up and gang bosses, The Snake and The Scorpion, have also booked this one for a crucial meeting. Seems the choice of fates for the newly-weds is off the balcony or down the lift-shaft. Enter third mysterious gangster, The Spider, and all hell breaks loose. Who is fooling who? What’s happened to all the loot? Who is going to get the girl, the money, or the bullet? Has organised crime ever reached such a level of incompetence….?
Anyone wanting to find out please contact the author’s agent.
(Coup de Grace)
New comedy set during the famous Cannes Film Festival.
World premiere in Germany, May 2017. Premiering in Australia, Canada and USA in 2018.
“Hawdon fools the audience with an array of assumptions and his permutation games reach dazzlingly absurd heights”
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GOD AND STEPHEN HAWKING
With Stephen Hawking’s sad death, this play now has yet greater relevance. Produced some years ago to media controversy, it covers both his extraordinary life, and also his extraordinary discoveries, upon which God makes much ironic comment!
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New book of poems for children. Order on Amazon.
“A vibrant, hugely entertaining book that adults and children can share and enjoy together.” Linda Hill
The perfect present for kids aged 5 to 11. The children’s poems cover everything from youthful games and exploits, to the problems of growing up, to the ups and downs of school and family life, to the joys of seaside holidays. For all parents and grand parents who want something new and entertaining with which to occupy those tricky lights-out bedtime moments.