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Michael Frayn (1933-), Playwright, novelist and journalist

Sitter in 7 portraits
Novelist and playwright. Frayn's novels include Headlong (1999) and Spies (2002). He has recently published the biography My Father's Fortune: A life (2010) and the novel Skios (2012). His plays include Noises Off (1982), Democracy (2003) and Afterlife (2008). His recent book Matchbox Theatre, a group of short-stories, was produced as a set of sketches at the Hampstead Theatre in 2015.

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Michael Frayn

by Jennifer McRae
oil on canvas, 2003
On display in Room 36 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6647


Michael Frayn

by Jillian Edelstein
bromide fibre print, 1988
NPG x31836


Michael Frayn; Claire Tomalin

by Mark Gerson
modern bromide print, May 1996
NPG x88251


Michael Frayn

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, 1996
NPG x87017


Claire Tomalin; Michael Frayn

by Paul Stuart
C-type colour print, 15 January 2003
NPG x127273


Michael Frayn

by Bill Brandt
bromide print on card mount, 1980
NPG x22424


Michael Frayn; Bill Brandt

by Chris Taylor
bromide print, 6 May 1982
NPG x126890