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Playwrights and dramatists


337 People in group

Frank Norman

Frank Norman

1930-1980
Playwright and novelist
Sitter in 13 portraits
Ivor Novello

Ivor Novello

1893-1951
Actor-manager, dramatist and composer
Sitter in 38 portraits
Edna O'Brien

Edna O'Brien

1930-
Novelist, short story writer and playwright
Sitter in 9 portraits
Joe Orton

Joe Orton

1933-1967
Playwright
Sitter in 13 portraits
John Osborne

John Osborne

1929-1994
Playwright, autobiographer and actor
Sitter in 21 portraits
Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter

1930-2008
Playwright, actor and director
Sitter in 21 portraits
Dennis Christopher George Potter

Dennis Christopher George Potter

1935-1994
Playwright, author and journalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Terence Rattigan

Terence Rattigan

1911-1977
Playwright
Sitter in 31 portraits
Mark Ravenhill

Mark Ravenhill

1966-
Playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
Brian Rix

Brian Rix

1924-2016
Actor-manager, playwright and campaigner; President, Mencap
Sitter in 5 portraits
Willy Russell

Willy Russell

1947-
Poet and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre

1905-1980
Novelist and playwright; philosopher and exponent of Existentialism
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Peter Levin Shaffer

Sir Peter Levin Shaffer

1926-2016
Playwright and critic
Sitter in 3 portraits
William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

1564-1616
Dramatist and poet
Sitter associated with 105 portraits
Margery Sharp

Margery Sharp

1905-1991
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
George Bernard Shaw

George Bernard Shaw

1856-1950
Playwright
Sitter in 148 portraits | Artist associated with 8 portraits
Robert Shaw

Robert Shaw

1927-1978
Actor, playwright and author
Sitter in 8 portraits
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

1751-1816
Dramatist and parliamentary orator
Sitter associated with 168 portraits
Alan Sillitoe

Alan Sillitoe

1928-2010
Novelist, screenwriter, poet and playwright
Sitter in 8 portraits
Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay

1967-
Author, poet and playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele

1672-1729
Dramatist and essayist
Sitter in 33 portraits
Tom Stoppard

Tom Stoppard

1937-
Playwright and novelist
Sitter in 21 portraits
Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain

1943-
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

1818-1883
Novelist, poet and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Peter Ustinov

Peter Ustinov

1921-2004
Actor, dramatist and film director
Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Sir John Vanbrugh

Sir John Vanbrugh

1664-1726
Architect and dramatist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Derek Walcott

Derek Walcott

1930-2017
St Lucian poet, playwright and theatre director
Sitter in 3 portraits
Keith Spencer Waterhouse

Keith Spencer Waterhouse

1929-2009
Novelist, playwright and screenwriter
Sitter in 4 portraits
Colin Welland

Colin Welland

1934-2015
Actor, writer and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh

1961-
Author, playwright and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Arnold Wesker

Sir Arnold Wesker

1932-2016
Playwright
Sitter in 15 portraits
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

1854-1900
Wit and dramatist
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
W.B. Yeats

W.B. Yeats

1865-1939
Poet and dramatist; son of John Butler Yeats
Sitter in 59 portraits
Michael Abbensetts

Michael Abbensetts

1938-2016
Playwright and television screenwriter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Rodney Ackland

Rodney Ackland

1908-1991
Actor and playwright
Sitter in 16 portraits
John Agard

John Agard

1949-
Poet, playwright, performer and anthologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
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Lizzie Allen Harker (née Watson)

1863-1933
Novelist and playwright; wife of James Allen Harker
Sitter in 3 portraits
Miles Peter Andrews

Miles Peter Andrews

1742-1814
Dramatist, gunpowder manufacturer and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Antrobus

John Antrobus

1933-
Playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
Arthur Applin

Arthur Applin

1873-1949
Actor, playwright and novelist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Michael Arabian

Michael Arabian

Playwright
Sitter in 4 portraits
John Arden

John Arden

1930-2012
Playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
Reginald Arkell

Reginald Arkell

1872-1959
Author and dramatist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Robert Armin

Robert Armin

circa 1568-1615
Actor and dramatist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Richard Ayton

Richard Ayton

1786-1823
Dramatist and miscellaneous writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Joanna Baillie

Joanna Baillie

1762-1851
Dramatist and poet
Sitter in 2 portraits
Howard Barker

Howard Barker

1946-
Playwright and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Kenneth Ralph Barnes

Sir Kenneth Ralph Barnes

1878-1957
Principal of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Sitter in 13 portraits
Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes

1931-2004
Playwright and director
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Baron

Robert Baron

baptised 1630-1658
Poet and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Wilson Barrett (William Henry Barrett)

Wilson Barrett (William Henry Barrett)

1846-1904
Actor, theatre manager and dramatist
Sitter in 14 portraits
Francis Beaumont

Francis Beaumont

1584-1616
Dramatist
Sitter associated with 13 portraits
Anne Beresford

Anne Beresford

1929-
Poet and playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
Henri Leon Gustave Charles Bernstein

Henri Leon Gustave Charles Bernstein

1876-1953
Playwright
Sitter in 6 portraits
Thomas Betterton

Thomas Betterton

1635-1710
Actor and dramatist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Waveney Hare Bicker-Caarten

Waveney Hare Bicker-Caarten

1902-1990
Actress and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
James Boaden

James Boaden

1762-1839
Dramatist and biographer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Gordon Bottomley

Gordon Bottomley

1874-1948
Poet and dramatist
Sitter in 17 portraits
Dion Boucicault

Dion Boucicault

1820-1890
Actor and playwright; father of Darley George Boucicault (Dion Boucicault Jr)
Sitter in 8 portraits
Arthur Bourchier

Arthur Bourchier

1863-1927
Actor, theatre manager and dramatist
Sitter in 23 portraits

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