Robert Holman Death – Cause of Death: Beloved playwright whose work has been produced since the 1970s at the RSC, the West End, Royal Court Theatre and elsewhere in the UK, Robert Holman has passed away.
Holman died on Friday, December 3, 2021. He was 69 years old.
Holman was an acknowledged inspiration for some of the younger generation of British playwrights, including David Eldridge and Simon Stephens. In 2010, the three collaborated on “The Thousand Stars in the Sky”, performed at the Lyric Hammersmith.
He has been resident dramatist at both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre.
His death has triggered heartfelt condolences and tributes from friends, family, colleagues and those who knew him.
“We’re very sad to learn of the death of beloved playwright, friend and artist of the Coronet Theatre, Robert Holman,” a post shared via The Coronet Theatre social media page read.
“We were blessed to collaborate with Robert, presenting world premiere’s of his work, with A Breakfast of Eels in 2014, and The Lodger this October. Thank you, Robert, for allowing us to present your beautiful, masterful plays on our stage. Your work influenced a whole generation of playwrights and you will be sorely missed.”