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Playwrights and dramatists


333 People in group

Dannie Abse

Dannie Abse

1923-2014
Poet; doctor; author and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

Jeffrey Howard Archer, Baron Archer of Weston-Super-Mare

1940-
Politician, author and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage

1963-
Poet, playwright, librettist and author
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Alan Ayckbourn

Sir Alan Ayckbourn

1939-
Playwright; Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
Sitter in 4 portraits
Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

Enid Algerine Bagnold ('Lady Jones')

1889-1981
Novelist and playwright; wife of Sir Roderick Jones; daughter of Arthur Bagnold
Sitter in 10 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Lionel Bart

Lionel Bart

1930-1999
Composer, lyricist and playwright
Sitter in 8 portraits
Clifford Bax

Clifford Bax

1886-1962
Dramatist and poet
Sitter associated with 16 portraits
Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett

1906-1989
Playwright
Sitter in 42 portraits
Brendan Behan

Brendan Behan

1923-1964
Writer and playwright
Sitter in 15 portraits
Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

Aphra Behn (née Johnson)

1640-1689
Dramatist, novelist and spy
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett

1934-
Playwright
Sitter in 25 portraits
John Berger

John Berger

1926-2017
Writer, broadcaster and art critic
Sitter in 1 portrait
Steven Berkoff

Steven Berkoff

1937-
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 8 portraits
Robert Bolt

Robert Bolt

1924-1995
Playwright and screenwriter
Sitter in 8 portraits
Edward Bond

Edward Bond

1934-
Playwright and director
Sitter in 7 portraits
George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

1628-1687
Statesman and dramatist
Sitter in 14 portraits
John Burgoyne

John Burgoyne

1722-1792
'Gentleman Johnny'; soldier and dramatist
Sitter in 8 portraits
Cerrie Burnell

Cerrie Burnell

1979-
Actress, singer, playwright, author and television presenter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Barbara Hamilton Cartland

Dame Barbara Hamilton Cartland

1901-2000
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 14 portraits
Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill

1938-
Playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits