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Ken Loach

(1936-), Film director

Kenneth Charles ('Ken') Loach

Sitter in 7 portraits
Film and television director, best known for gritty realist dramas motivated by social concern. Loach made his name with Cathy Come Home (1966), and subsequent works include Poor Cow (1967), Kes (1970), Ladybird, Ladybird (1994), My Name is Joe (1998) and Sweet Sixteeen (2003).

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Ken Loach, by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski - NPG P1052

Ken Loach

by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
bromide print, May 1972
NPG P1052

Ken Loach, by Nick Cudworth - NPG 6452

Ken Loach

by Nick Cudworth
pastel, 1998
NPG 6452

Kenneth Charles ('Ken') Loach, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x138820

Kenneth Charles ('Ken') Loach

by Mayotte Magnus
modern bromide print from original negative, 1973
NPG x138820

Ken Loach; Trevor Griffiths, by Neil Libbert - NPG x136290

Ken Loach; Trevor Griffiths

by Neil Libbert
bromide print, 1987
NPG x136290

Ken Loach, by Steve Pyke - NPG x45588

Ken Loach

by Steve Pyke
colour print, 1993
NPG x45588

Kenneth Charles ('Ken') Loach, by Eamonn McCabe - NPG x199150

Kenneth Charles ('Ken') Loach

by Eamonn McCabe
archival inkjet print, 2006
NPG x199150

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