Robin Hawdon Author, Screenwriter & Playwright

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Robin Hawdon’s plays include some of theatre’s best-known comedies, currently playing in numerous countries and multiple languages.

Robin’s books range from historical drama to prize-winning thrillers. Plus a highly praised memoir of sixty years in show business.

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Dinner With Churchill

Just published. A novel based around an extraordinary true incident at the start of World War II, when fierce political enemies Winston Churchill and Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, and their wives, encountered each other under unusual circumstances. Part historical drama, part spy thriller, part love story. For all who are curious about the REAL Churchill.

“This captivating book offers readers a dazzling portrait of political turmoil and clandestine activities during World War II”.   Franklin Bauer  – The Book Commentary     

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Number Ten

Robin Hawdon’s recent post-Brexit thriller.  Political intrigue, high crime,  romantic entanglement, and insights into the power politics within Number Ten Downing Street.

Now available as a TV pilot after multiple reader requests – see under Screenplays. Short listed for the International Thriller Award, and the Euroscript Screenwriters Award.

“Number Ten would translate into the most fabulous television series.”  Linda Hill, top 500 Amazon Reviewer.

“Some books are just screaming out for a movie adaptation, and this is definitely one of them.”  Timothy Arden, Yorkshire Post.

Die Laughing

Hawdon’s newest comedy, hot off the computer, and hugely topical in the light of Putin’s antics. An incompetent minor government unit finds itself at the centre of a new cold war.

“If it wasn’t so funny it would be terrifying.”

Almost Famous: Recollections

Newly published autobiography

Few people’s careers have spanned as many aspects of the show business world as have Robin Hawdon’s. From stage, TV, and film actor (who came close to being James Bond), to playwright performed in over forty countries, to West End stage director, to mainstream Theatre Director, to award winning novelist, his activities include both triumphs and major setbacks.

Here are told stories of his encounters with many famous names from British and Hollywood show business, together with entertaining tales of Hawdon’s lively domestic life spread over four different countries.

Other Books by Robin

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