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Michael Hastings (1938-2011), Playwright

Sitter in 4 portraits
Hastings won acclaim when his first play Don't Destroy Me (1956) was performed at the New Lindsey Club whilst still a teenager. Other plays include The World's Baby (1962) and Lee Harvey Oswald (1966). Also a writer of novels, non-fiction, poetry and screenplays including the Oscar nominated Tom & Viv (1994).

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Michael Hastings

by John Vere Brown
bromide print, 1957
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Michael Hastings

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1960s
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Michael Hastings

by Michael Seymour
resin print from original negative, 1964
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Michael Hastings

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1967
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