Robin Hawdon's comedies are among the most frequently produced around the world. At any one moment there are likely to be at least twenty productions of various titles, old and new, running in various countries and in diverse languages. Here are described a number of the best known plays, as well as more recent titles, together with brief extracts from their international reviews, and short dialogue examples from each text.
He is also a novelist with many five star Amazon reviews. See below.
First novel published 30 years ago as Hamlyn's 'Book Of The Month' and now republished after it attracted a series of remarkable reviews on Amazon
“...A fantastic, well-paced, beautifully told story that grows on you more and more the older you get. I liked this better than Watership Down. A great gift to get children into reading...”
“...This is one of those books I buy, whenever I see a copy somewhere, just so I can give it to someone or their kid. The story is enchanting, the biology well-used, and the characters are simply unforgettable...”
“...There are very few books that make me nostalgic for innocence and childhood. This one easily tops the list..... Buy a copy, for yourself, for your kids, for any reason at all. Treasure this...”
“...My favourite book until this day..... My teacher asked to borrow the book over the summer. Two years later in our classroom bookshelf there was a 20-copy set of this book for all of the students to read!”
Latest novel, also attracting five star reviews on Amazon. A modern detective story, a historical account of the struggles of one of the world's greatest scientists, and a World War II espionage story, all in one novel.
“....the most fascinating piece of work I have read in a long time. I just couldn’t stop reading.”
"....Brilliantly written, extensively researched, "Survival of the Fittest" goes deep into the doubts and motivations that eventually lead Charles Darwin to a final decision."