William ShakespeareWilliam Shakespeare
26 April 1564, British
Writer
Christopher MarloweChristopher Marlowe
26 February 1564, British
Playwright, Poet

Mark RylanceMark Rylance
18 January 1960, British
Actor

Peter MorganPeter Morgan
10 April 1963, British
Screenwriter

Martin McDonaghMartin McDonagh
26 March 1970, Irish, British
Playwright, Screenwriter, Filmmaker

D. H. LawrenceD. H. Lawrence
11 September 1885, British
Novelist
Sir James Matthew BarrieSir James Matthew Barrie
09 May 1860, British, Scottish
Writer

Tom StoppardTom Stoppard
03 July 1937, Czech, British
Playwright

Robert GreeneRobert Greene
14 May 1959, British, American
Writer, Playwright
Harold PinterHarold Pinter
10 October 1930, British
Nobel Prize Winner in Literature

Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet
Ben JonsonBen Jonson
11 June 1572, British
Dramatist, Poet & Actor

John DrydenJohn Dryden
09 August 1631, British
poet

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
13 September 1894, British
Novelist and Playwright

Oliver GoldsmithOliver Goldsmith
10 November 1728, Irish, British
Novelist, Playwright, Poet

Joseph AddisonJoseph Addison
01 May 1672, British
Essayist & Poet
William MaughamWilliam Maugham
25 January 1874, British
Novelist & Playwright

Alfred NoyesAlfred Noyes
16 September 1880, British
Poet

John GayJohn Gay
30 June 1685, British
Dramatist & Poet

Adrian MitchellAdrian Mitchell
24 October 1932, British
Poet
A.P. HerbertA.P. Herbert
24 September 1890, British
Humorist, Novelist, Playwright & Law Reform

Philip PullmanPhilip Pullman
19 October 1946, British
Writer, Novelist, University teacher, Playwright,
Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer
15 April 1940, British
Politician, Novelist, Writer, Playwright, Science

Douglas HodgeDouglas Hodge
25 February 1960, British
Actor

Rory KinnearRory Kinnear
17 February 1978, British
Actor
Mike LeighMike Leigh
20 February 1943, British
Film director, Actor, Playwright, Theatre

Steven BerkoffSteven Berkoff
03 August 1937, British
Actor
Beverley CrossBeverley Cross
13 April 1931, British
Screenwriter, Librettist

Anthony MinghellaAnthony Minghella
06 January 1954, British
Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Film

Peter MoffatPeter Moffat
British
 
Arnold RidleyArnold Ridley
07 January 1896, British
Actor

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Ian McEwanIan McEwan
21 June 1948, British
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film
Alan BennettAlan Bennett
09 May 1934, British
Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Diarist, Writer

Ben EltonBen Elton
03 May 1959, Australian, British
Actor, Comedian, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Ian OgilvyIan Ogilvy
30 September 1943, British
Actor

Rupert HolmesRupert Holmes
24 February 1947, British, American
Composer
Christopher IsherwoodChristopher Isherwood
26 August 1904, British, American
Novelist
Ewan MacCollEwan MacColl
25 January 1915, British
Singer, Playwright, Record producer, Composer

Leigh LawsonLeigh Lawson
21 July 1945, British
Actor

Simon ArmitageSimon Armitage
26 May 1963, British
Poet

David HaigDavid Haig
20 September 1955, British
Actor
Stephen PoliakoffStephen Poliakoff
01 December 1952, British
Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright

John OsborneJohn Osborne
12 December 1929, British
Actor, Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer

Ralph BrownRalph Brown
18 June 1957, British
Actor

Ivor NovelloIvor Novello
15 January 1893, British
Actor, Playwright, Composer, Writer, Screenwriter,

Sean GilderSean Gilder
01 March 1964, British
Actor
Edward Bulwer-LyttonEdward Bulwer-Lytton
25 May 1803, British
Writer

Joe OrtonJoe Orton
01 January 1933, British
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer
John WebsterJohn Webster
1578 AD, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Poet lawyer

David HareDavid Hare
05 June 1947, British
playwright, screenwriter, film director, theatre

Jack RosenthalJack Rosenthal
08 September 1931, British
Playwright
Len DeightonLen Deighton
18 February 1929, British
Writer

Dennis KellyDennis Kelly
16 November 1970, British
Writer, Screenwriter
Jez ButterworthJez Butterworth
29 February 1969, British
Playwright

Jack ThorneJack Thorne
06 December 1978, British
Screenwriter, Writer

Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of DunsanyEdward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany
24 July 1878, Irish, British
Dramatist

Leslie BricusseLeslie Bricusse
29 January 1931, British
Composer, Musician, Playwright, Lyricist,

Winston GrahamWinston Graham
30 June 1908, British
Novelist
Oskar KokoschkaOskar Kokoschka
01 March 1886, Austrian, British
Painter, Playwright, Writer, Poet, University

Hanif KureishiHanif Kureishi
05 December 1954, British
Playwright

Dennis PotterDennis Potter
17 May 1935, British
Screenwriter

William CongreveWilliam Congreve
24 January 1670, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer, Translator
Robert BoltRobert Bolt
15 August 1924, British
Actor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Writer

W. S. GilbertW. S. Gilbert
18 November 1836, British
Dramatist
Terence RattiganTerence Rattigan
10 June 1911, British
Playwright

Peter ShafferPeter Shaffer
15 May 1926, British
Playwright

Elias CanettiElias Canetti
25 July 1905, British
Writer, Aphorist, Playwright, Chemist, Essayist
Howard StauntonHoward Staunton
01 April 1810, British
Chess Master

Thomas KydThomas Kyd
06 November 1558, British
playwright, writer
Deobia OpareiDeobia Oparei
British
 

Patrick MarberPatrick Marber
19 September 1964, British
Comedian, Playwright, Film director, Puppeteer,

John LylyJohn Lyly
1553 AD, British
Writer
David GarrickDavid Garrick
19 February 1717, British
Actor, Playwright, Film producer, Writer,

John VanbrughJohn Vanbrugh
24 January 1664, British
Architect
John AgardJohn Agard
21 June 1949, British
Playwright, Writer, Poet, Children's writer

Heathcote WilliamsHeathcote Williams
15 November 1941, British
Actor, Poet, Author, Screenwriter, Writer

Christopher HamptonChristopher Hampton
26 January 1946, British
Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Writer,

George ChapmanGeorge Chapman
1559 AD, British
Dramatist
Simon BrettSimon Brett
28 October 1945, British
Writer, Novelist, Playwright, Television producer,
Brian FrielBrian Friel
09 January 1929, Irish, British
Writer, Playwright, Theatre director, Politician

Louis MacNeiceLouis MacNeice
12 September 1907, British
Poet, Writer, Playwright

George ArlissGeorge Arliss
10 April 1868, British
Writer, Playwright, Film director, Autobiographer,

Thomas NasheThomas Nashe
31 October 1567, British
Playwright
Lee HallLee Hall
20 September 1966, British
screenwriter, writer,playwright

Mike BartlettMike Bartlett
07 October 1980, British
playwright

William TrevorWilliam Trevor
24 May 1928, Irish, British
Novelist

Alan AyckbournAlan Ayckbourn
12 April 1939, British
Playwright, Writer, Screenwriter, Theatre director

Thomas MiddletonThomas Middleton
18 April 1580, British
Playwright, Poet, Writer
Nigel KnealeNigel Kneale
18 April 1922, British
Screenwriter

Tom KempinskiTom Kempinski
24 March 1938, British
Actor, Film actor
John FletcherJohn Fletcher
30 November 1579, British
playwright, poet, writer

Patrick HamiltonPatrick Hamilton
17 March 1904, British
Writer
Arnold WeskerArnold Wesker
24 May 1932, British
Playwright
Edward BondEdward Bond
18 July 1934, British
Writer, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet, Theatre