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270 People in group: Profession; Playwrights and dramatists

Lionel Bart

1930-1999
Composer, lyricist and playwright
Sitter in 5 portraits

Clifford Bax

1886-1962
Dramatist and poet
Sitter associated with 16 portraits

Francis Beaumont

1584-1616
Dramatist
Sitter associated with 13 portraits

Samuel Beckett

1906-1989
Playwright
Sitter in 40 portraits

Brendan Behan

1923-1964
Writer and playwright
Sitter in 15 portraits

Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

1640-1689
Dramatist and novelist
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Alan Bennett

1934-
Playwright
Sitter in 24 portraits

John Berger

1926-
Writer, broadcaster and art critic
Sitter in 1 portrait

Steven Berkoff

1937-
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 8 portraits

Henri Leon Gustave Charles Bernstein

1876-1953
Playwright
Sitter in 6 portraits

Thomas Betterton

1635-1710
Actor and dramatist
Sitter in 9 portraits

James Boaden

1762-1839
Dramatist and biographer
Sitter in 3 portraits

Robert Oxton Bolt

1924-1995
Playwright
Sitter in 7 portraits

Edward Bond

1934-
Playwright and director
Sitter in 7 portraits

Gordon Bottomley

1874-1948
Poet and dramatist
Sitter in 17 portraits

Dion Boucicault

1820-1890
Actor and playwright; father of Darley George Boucicault (Dion Boucicault Jr)
Sitter associated with 6 portraits

Arthur Bourchier

1863-1927
Actor, theatre manager and dramatist
Sitter in 19 portraits

Howard Brenton

1942-
Playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait

James Bridie (Osborne Henry Mavor)

1888-1951
Playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits

Richard Brome

died 1652?
Dramatist
Sitter in 4 portraits