Throughout history, there have been many British women playwrights who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female playwrights such as Doris Lessing, Frances Burney, Caryl Churchill, Dorothy L. Sayers, Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Sophie HunterSophie Hunter
16 March 1978, British
Theatre Director
Lashana LynchLashana Lynch
27 November 1987, British

Doris LessingDoris Lessing
22 October 1919, British
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Dorothy L. SayersDorothy L. Sayers
13 June 1893, British

Caryl ChurchillCaryl Churchill
03 September 1938, British
Dramatist, Women's Rights Activist

Frances BurneyFrances Burney
13 June 1752, British
Rebecca HumphriesRebecca Humphries
03 October 1987, British
Actress, Playwright

Zoe KazanZoe Kazan
09 September 1983, British, American

Sally WainwrightSally Wainwright
1963 AD, British
television producer, screenwriter, playwright

Amelia BullmoreAmelia Bullmore
31 January 1964, British
Julia JonesJulia Jones
27 March 1923, British

Michaela CoelMichaela Coel
01 October 1987, Ghanaian, British
Julia DonaldsonJulia Donaldson
16 September 1948, British
Writer, Playwright, Author, Children's writer

Kate AtkinsonKate Atkinson
20 December 1951, British

Sarah SolemaniSarah Solemani
04 September 1986, British
Frances Hodgson BurnettFrances Hodgson Burnett
24 November 1849, British, American
Dramaturge, Writer, Playwright, Children's writer,

Sharman MacdonaldSharman Macdonald
08 February 1951, British
Playwright, Writer, Screenwriter
Laura WadeLaura Wade
16 October 1977, British

Sarah KaneSarah Kane
03 February 1971, British
Playwright, Writer

Mary Hayley BellMary Hayley Bell
22 January 1911, Chinese, British
Katharine VinerKatharine Viner
04 January 1971, British

Josephine TeyJosephine Tey
25 July 1896, British
Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter,
Caroline GrahamCaroline Graham
17 July 1931, British
Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer

Sue TownsendSue Townsend
02 April 1946, British

Judy CampbellJudy Campbell
31 May 1916, British
Actor, Playwright

Susannah DoyleSusannah Doyle
05 July 1966, British
Actor, Film actor
Hannah MoreHannah More
02 February 1745, British
Writer, Poet, Essayist
Mina LoyMina Loy
27 December 1882, British, American

Eliza HaywoodEliza Haywood
1693 AD, British
British author