Tag Archives: Robert Holman

Trestle

Southwark Playhouse, London ****

© Robert Workman, Connie Walker as Denise, zumba teacher and Gary Lilburn as committee man and widower, Harry.

© Robert Workman, Connie Walker as Denise, zumba teacher and Gary Lilburn as committee man and widower, Harry.

Up and down the land there are ordinary people living unexceptional lives. And now and then, a writer suddenly pops up who appears to capture perfectly the quiet, unsung, invisible lives of millions of people. Continue reading

German Skerries

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, London (***)

© Manuel Harlan George Evans (Jack Williams), Howard Ward (Martin Jones)

© Manuel Harlan
George Evans (Jack Williams), Howard Ward (Martin Jones)

Robert Holman has long been a favourite, ever since seeing Making Noise Quietly and Other Worlds in the early ‘80s. So Orange Tree and Up in Arms revival of one of his very early works is very welcome. Continue reading