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282 People in group:

Profession; Playwrights and dramatists

Sir Alan Ayckbourn

1939-
Playwright; Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Sitter in 4 portraits

Samuel Beckett

1906-1989
Playwright
Sitter in 40 portraits

Aphra Behn

1640-1689
Dramatist and novelist
Sitter associated with 4 portraits

Alan Bennett

1934-
Playwright
Sitter in 25 portraits

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

1628-1687
Statesman and dramatist
Sitter in 14 portraits

Jean Cocteau

1889-1963
Poet, playwright and film-director; Artist
Sitter in 10 portraits

Sir Noël Coward

1899-1973
Actor, playwright and composer
Sitter associated with 117 portraits

John Dryden

1631-1700
Dramatist and Poet Laureate
Sitter associated with 31 portraits

David Garrick

1717-1779
Actor, playwright and theatre manager
Sitter associated with 56 portraits

John Gay

1685-1732
Poet and dramatist
Sitter associated with 11 portraits

Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

1836-1911
Poet, dramatist and librettist of the 'Savoy' operas
Sitter associated with 12 portraits

James Joyce

1882-1941
Novelist, poet and playwright
Sitter in 7 portraits

Thomas Killigrew

1612-1683
Dramatist and courtier
Sitter in 15 portraits

Mike Leigh

1943-
Dramatist; theatre, television and film director
Sitter in 5 portraits

Somerset Maugham

1874-1965
Novelist, playwright and spy
Sitter associated with 113 portraits

A.A. Milne

1882-1956
Writer, playwright and journalist
Sitter in 43 portraits

John Mortimer

1923-2009
Barrister, playwright and writer
Sitter in 12 portraits

Ivor Novello

1893-1951
Actor-manager, dramatist and composer
Sitter in 37 portraits

Joe Orton

1933-1967
Playwright
Sitter in 11 portraits

John Osborne

1929-1994
Playwright, autobiographer and actor
Sitter in 21 portraits