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Frank Norman

(1930-1980), Playwright and novelist

Sitter in 13 portraits
Playwright and novelist; brought up in a Dr Barnardo's home, Norman worked as a farm labourer and in a travelling fair as well as serving two short prison sentences (described in his autobiographical Bang to Rights, 1958 and Stand on Me, 1961) before making his name as the writer, with Lionel Bart, of the successful musical Fings Aint Wot They Used T'be (1959).

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Frank Norman, by Nicolette Meeres - NPG 6437

Frank Norman

by Nicolette Meeres
oil on canvas, 1961
NPG 6437

Lionel Bart; Frank Norman, by Ida Kar - NPG x129545

Lionel Bart; Frank Norman

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x129545

Dudley Sutton; Frank Norman, by Ida Kar - NPG x129546

Dudley Sutton; Frank Norman

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x129546

Frank Norman, by Ida Kar - NPG x129548

Frank Norman

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x129548

Frank Norman with five others, by Ida Kar - NPG x31646

Frank Norman with five others

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1959
NPG x31646

Frank Norman; Jeffrey Joseph Bernard, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210111

Frank Norman; Jeffrey Joseph Bernard

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210111

Frank Norman; Jeffrey Joseph Bernard, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210112

Frank Norman; Jeffrey Joseph Bernard

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210112

Jeffrey Joseph Bernard; Frank Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210113

Jeffrey Joseph Bernard; Frank Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210113

Jeffrey Joseph Bernard; Frank Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210114

Jeffrey Joseph Bernard; Frank Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210114

Frank Norman and Geraldine Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210115

Frank Norman and Geraldine Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210115

Frank Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210173

Frank Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210173

Frank Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210110

Frank Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1971
NPG x210110

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