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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
NPG x36236


Michael Hastings

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1960s
NPG x125190


Michael Hastings

by Michael Seymour
resin print from original negative, 1964
NPG x88166


Michael Hastings

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1967
NPG x39947