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Playwrights and dramatists


337 People in group

Howard Brenton

Howard Brenton

1942-
Playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
James Bridie (Osborne Henry Mavor)

James Bridie (Osborne Henry Mavor)

1888-1951
Playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Richard Brome

Richard Brome

circa 1590-1652
Playwright
Sitter in 4 portraits
Charles Hallam Elton Brookfield

Charles Hallam Elton Brookfield

1857-1913
Actor and playwright
Sitter in 4 portraits
Charles William Shirley Brooks

Charles William Shirley Brooks

1816-1874
Journalist and playwright
Sitter associated with 7 portraits
William Brough

William Brough

1826-1870
Journalist and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Baldwin Buckstone

John Baldwin Buckstone

1802-1879
Actor, playwright and theatre manager
Sitter in 20 portraits
Joseph William Comyns Carr

Joseph William Comyns Carr

1849-1916
Critic and dramatist, gallery director and theatre manager
Sitter in 6 portraits
Jim Cartwright

Jim Cartwright

1958-
Playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
William Cartwright

William Cartwright

1611-1643
Divine and dramatist
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Cartwright

William Cartwright

died 1687
Actor, poet and playwright
Sitter in 4 portraits
Joseph Arnold Cave

Joseph Arnold Cave

1823-1912
Actor, dramatist and theatre manager
Sitter in 1 portrait
Susanna Centlivre (née Freeman)

Susanna Centlivre (née Freeman)

1669?-1723
Playwright and actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
No individual image available for this person

Carmelo Cernigliari-Melilli

1870-1944
Writer, playwright, poet and sculptor
Artist of 1 portrait
Charlotte Charke (née Cibber)

Charlotte Charke (née Cibber)

1713-1760
Actress, playwright, novelist, autobiographer, and noted transvestite
Sitter in 4 portraits
Theophilus Charlton

Theophilus Charlton

active 1923
Playwright and actor
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

Pierre Claude Nivelle de la Chaussee

1692-1754
French dramatist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Warren Chetham-Strode

Warren Chetham-Strode

1896-1974
Author and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
Elizabeth Lydia Rosabelle (née Bonham), Lady Clifford (formerly Mrs Henry de la Pasture)

Elizabeth Lydia Rosabelle (née Bonham), Lady Clifford (formerly Mrs Henry de la Pasture)

1866-1945
Novelist and dramatist; former wife of Henry Philip Duracel de la Pasture, and later wife of Sir Hugh Clifford
Sitter in 7 portraits
James Cobb

James Cobb

1756-1818
Playwright
Sitter in 7 portraits
Sir Aston Cockayne, Bt

Sir Aston Cockayne, Bt

1608-1684
Poet and playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
Catharine Cockburn (Trotter)

Catharine Cockburn (Trotter)

1679-1749
Dramatist and philosophical writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
George Colman the Younger

George Colman the Younger

1762-1836
Dramatist
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Vivian Connell

Vivian Connell

1903-1981
Writer and playwright
Sitter in 4 portraits
Pierre Corneille

Pierre Corneille

1606-1684
French dramatist
Sitter in 1 portrait
George Frederick Myddleton Cornwallis-West

George Frederick Myddleton Cornwallis-West

1874-1951
Army officer, landowner and playwright; former husband of Jennie Jerome (later Lady Randolph Churchill); later husband of Beatrice Stella Tanner (later Mrs Patrick Campbell)
Sitter in 5 portraits
Hannah Cowley (née Parkhouse)

Hannah Cowley (née Parkhouse)

1743-1809
Dramatist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Joseph Stirling Coyne

Joseph Stirling Coyne

1803-1868
Dramatist and journalist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Martin Crimp

Martin Crimp

1956-
Playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
Richard Cumberland

Richard Cumberland

1732-1811
Playwright
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir William Davenant

Sir William Davenant

1606-1668
Poet and dramatist
Sitter in 10 portraits
Harold Dearden

Harold Dearden

1883-1962
Doctor, psychologist, author and playwright
Sitter in 3 portraits
Françoise de Graffigny (née d'Issembourg Du Buisson d'Happoncourt)

Françoise de Graffigny (née d'Issembourg Du Buisson d'Happoncourt)

1695-1758
Author and playwright
Sitter in 1 portrait
Anatole de Grunwald

Anatole de Grunwald

1910-1967
Producer, screenwriter and playwright
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Dennis

John Dennis

1657-1734
Literary critic and dramatist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Philippe Néricault Destouches

Philippe Néricault Destouches

1680-1754
Dramatist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Charles Dibdin

Charles Dibdin

1745-1814
Songwriter and dramatist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Thomas John Dibdin

Thomas John Dibdin

1771-1841
Actor, dramatist and illegitimate son of Charles Dibdin
Sitter in 1 portrait
Patric Thomas Dickinson

Patric Thomas Dickinson

1914-1994
Poet, playwright and broadcaster
Sitter in 4 portraits
William Dimond

William Dimond

1780-1837
Dramatist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Dodsley

Robert Dodsley

1703-1764
Poet, dramatist and bookseller
Sitter in 1 portrait
Hon. William Douglas-Home

Hon. William Douglas-Home

1912-1992
Playwright and writer; son of 13th Earl of Home
Sitter in 5 portraits
John Drinkwater

John Drinkwater

1882-1937
Poet and playwright
Sitter in 17 portraits
Ashley Dukes

Ashley Dukes

1885-1959
Dramatist, critic and theatre manager
Sitter in 11 portraits
Ronald Duncan

Ronald Duncan

1914-1982
Playwright and poet
Sitter in 10 portraits
Nell Dunn

Nell Dunn

1936-
Novelist and playwright; daughter of Sir Philip Gordon Dunn, 2nd Bt
Sitter in 4 portraits
Francis Henry Durbridge

Francis Henry Durbridge

1912-1998
Playwright and author
Sitter in 6 portraits
St John Greer Ervine

St John Greer Ervine

1883-1971
Playwright and writer
Sitter in 16 portraits
George Farquhar

George Farquhar

1678-1707
Dramatist
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Fawcett

John Fawcett

1768-1837
Actor and dramatist
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Edward Fitzball

Edward Fitzball

1792-1873
Dramatist and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Samuel Foote

Samuel Foote

baptised 1721-1777
Actor and dramatist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Philip Frowde

Philip Frowde

died 1738
Poet, dramatist and friend of Addison
Sitter in 4 portraits
Christopher Fry

Christopher Fry

1907-2005
Playwright
Sitter in 19 portraits
Val Henry Gielgud

Val Henry Gielgud

1900-1981
Playwright
Sitter in 5 portraits
Robert William Victor Gittings

Robert William Victor Gittings

1911-1992
Poet, biographer and playwright
Sitter in 4 portraits
Dulcie Gray

Dulcie Gray

1920-2011
Actress, playwright and writer
Sitter in 7 portraits
Walter Greenwood

Walter Greenwood

1903-1974
Novelist and playwright
Sitter in 8 portraits
Elizabeth Griffith

Elizabeth Griffith

1727-1793
Playwright and novelist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Francis Hackett

Francis Hackett

1883-1962
Playwright
Sitter in 9 portraits

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