Robin Hawdon

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, 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

Charley Poon’s Pomes

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.

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Stage Fright

(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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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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Latest production opens Sep 27th 2018 at The Mill at Sonning.

“… now this admirable dinner theatre is reducing audiences to helpless laughter once more with this consistently entertaining playwright’s latest work…. makes for a great night out.”    (Review of first production at Sonning – Oxford Times)

“Very, very funny. A NIGHT IN PROVENCE is a delight from beginning to end. This is a play for everyone.”
Henley Standard (Review of current production)

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