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For Whom the Wrecking Ball Swings

G’day there!

This past Tuesday (December 15), Islanders were treated to something of a storm day as the threat of impending inclement weather shut down large swaths of the province. 996 more words

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A Breakfast of Eels- Print Room

Robert Holman’s new play is about love. Though the two men in it barely touch. It’s about the love between friends, it’s about fatherly love, brotherly love. 864 more words


Discovering Robert Holman

Originally published for Exeunt on November 18, 2014.

I first discovered the work of Robert Holman whilst studying at university. It was the second term of my second year and our theatre department had arranged a visit from playwrights Simon Stephens and David Eldridge. 1,977 more words


On Robert Holman

I am not ashamed to declare my love for Robert Holman: I wish more people would know about him.

I always knew plays could effect a drastic change in the way I look at the world. 936 more words

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A Poem by Robert Holman

I remember sitting out in the front yard
with my granny and papa beneath the wings of an oak.
A plump bird landed on the power-line. 87 more words

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Jonah and Otto, Park Theatre

Originally written for Exeunt.

– Robert Holman’s plays are conversations.

– That’s an obvious thing to say. Aren’t all plays conversations?

– Well, yes; they’re a conversation between characters, between the artist and the audience, between sets of ideas. 1,058 more words


Review: Jonah and Otto, by Robert Holman, at the Park theatre

“All my life I wished courage on me”

With the exception of well known classics, it’s not unusual for me to walk into a play without knowing anything about it. 457 more words