English dramatists and playwrights

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    English Renaissance dramatists

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  1. Russell Brand
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    Russell Brand

    303,463 views

    Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist.


  2. Olivia Williams
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    Olivia Williams

    48,524 views

    Olivia Haigh Williams (born 26 July 1968) is an English film, stage and television actress who has appeared in British and American films and television.


  3. Charlotte Riley
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    Charlotte Riley

    29,615 views

    Charlotte Riley (born 29 December 1981) is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Sarah Hurst in Easy Virtue and as Catherine Earnshaw in ITV's adaptation of Wuthering Heights.


  4. Agatha Christie
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    Agatha Christie

    16,643 views

    Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English crime novelist, short story writer and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections that she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigative work of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Jane Marple, Parker Pyne, Harley Quin/Mr Satterthwaite and Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. She wrote the world's longest-running play, a murder mystery, The Mousetrap. In 1971 she was made a Dame for her contribution to literature.


  5. William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare

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    William Shakespeare (/ˈʃkspɪər/; 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.


  6. Lynn Redgrave
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    Lynn Redgrave

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    Lynn Redgrave, (8 March 1943 – 2 May 2010) was an English actress.


  7. Stephen Tredre
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    Stephen Tredre

    13,221 views

    Stephen Ralph Tredre (17 July 1963 – 8 December 1997), was an English actor-writer, who died of bone cancer.


  8. Nick Moran
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    Nick Moran

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    Nicholas James "Nick" Moran (born 23 December 1969) is an English actor, writer, producer and director, best known for his role as Eddy the card sharp in Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels. He appeared as Scabior in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 and Part 2.


  9. Russell Tovey
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    Russell Tovey

    8,505 views

    Russell George Tovey (born 14 November 1981) is an English actor with numerous television, film and stage credits. Tovey is best known for playing the role of werewolf George Sands in the BBC's supernatural drama Being Human. His other notable roles include Rudge in both the stage and film version of The History Boys, Steve in the BBC Three sitcom Him & Her, and Kevin Matheson in the HBO original series Looking.


  10. Robert Shaw
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    Robert Shaw

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    Robert Archibald Shaw (9 August 1927 – 28 August 1978) was an English actor, novelist and playwright. With his menacing mutter and intimidating demeanor, he was often cast as a villain. He is best remembered for his performances in Jaws (1975), in which he portrayed a shark hunter named Quint, and The Sting (1973), where he played the conned mobster, Doyle Lonnegan. Shaw also appeared in From Russia with Love (1963), Battle of the Bulge (1965), A Man for All Seasons (1966) (for which he was nominated for the 1967 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Battle of Britain (1969), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), Black Sunday (1977), Force 10 from Navarone (1978) and The Deep (1977).


  11. Noël Coward
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    Noël Coward

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    Sir Noël Peirce Coward (16 December 1899 – 26 March 1973) was an English playwright, composer, director, actor and singer, known for his wit, flamboyance, and what Time magazine called "a sense of personal style, a combination of cheek and chic, pose and poise".


  12. Lennie James
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    Lennie James

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    Lennie James (born 11 October 1965) is an English actor, screenwriter, and playwright. James has appeared in many films, including Les Misérables, Snatch and Colombiana (2011).


  13. T.S. Eliot
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    T.S. Eliot

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    Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) was a British, American-born essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets". He immigrated to England in 1914 at age 25, settling, working and marrying there. He was eventually naturalised as a British subject in 1927 at age 39, renouncing his American citizenship.


  14. Aleister Crowley
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    Aleister Crowley

    4,282 views

    Aleister Crowley (/ˈkrli/; born Edward Alexander Crowley; 12 October 1875 – 1 December 1947) was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. He founded the religion and philosophy of Thelema, identifying himself as the prophet entrusted with guiding humanity into the Æon of Horus in the early 20th century.


  15. Ian Ogilvy
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    Ian Ogilvy

    4,979 views

    Ian Raymond Ogilvy (born 30 September 1943) is an English actor, playwright, and novelist.


  16. Tracy Ann Oberman
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    Tracy Ann Oberman

    6,508 views

    Tracy-Ann Oberman (born Tracy Anne Oberman, 1966, Brent, Greater London) is an English television, theatre and radio actress. Best known for her role as Chrissie Watts in BBC1 soap opera EastEnders from 2004–05. Also a writer, Oberman has contributed to a number of radio sketch shows and in 2008 co-authored with Diane Samuels the critically acclaimed play Three Sisters on Hope Street. In 2010 she wrote and starred alongside Catherine Tate in her BBC Radio 4 play Bette and Joan and Baby Jane and in 2012 wrote the BBC Radio 4 play Rock and Doris and Elizabeth. Oberman was a regular columnist for The Guardian newspaper during 2007.


  17. Peter Ustinov
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    Peter Ustinov

    4,507 views

    Sir Peter Alexander Ustinov, CBE FRSA (/ˈjuːstɪnɒf/ or /ˈstɪnɒf/; 16 April 1921 – 28 March 2004) was an English actor, writer and dramatist. He was also renowned as a filmmaker, theatre and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humorist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster, and television presenter. A noted wit and raconteur, he was a fixture on television talk shows and lecture circuits for much of his career. He was also a respected intellectual and diplomat who, in addition to his various academic posts, served as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF and President of the World Federalist Movement.


  18. Eric Idle
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    Eric Idle

    5,147 views

    Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer-songwriter, musician, writer and comedic composer. Idle is a member of the English surreal comedy group Monty Python, a member of The Rutles on Saturday Night Live, and the author of the Broadway musical Spamalot.


  19. Ralph Brown
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    Ralph Brown

    2,979 views

    Ralph William John Brown (born 18 June 1957) is an English actor and writer, known for playing Danny the drug dealer in Withnail and I, the security guard Aaron (aka "85") in Alien 3, DJ Bob Silver in The Boat That Rocked/Pirate Radio, super-roadie Del Preston in Wayne's World 2 and the pilot Ric Olié in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. He won The Samuel Beckett Award for his first play Sanctuary written for Joint Stock Theatre Company in 1987, and the Raindance and Sapporo Film Festival awards for his first screenplay for the British film New Year's Day in 2001.


  20. Imogen Stubbs
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    Imogen Stubbs

    4,068 views

    Imogen Stubbs, Lady Nunn (born 20 February 1961) is an English actress and playwright.


  21. Kate Hardie
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    Kate Hardie

    3,989 views

    Kate Hardie (born Kate Oddie; 26 April 1969) is an English actress, who has appeared in a number of film and television roles.


  22. W. Somerset Maugham
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    W. Somerset Maugham

    2,083 views

    William Somerset Maugham CH (/ˈmɔːm/ MAWM; 25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965) was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s.


  23. Beverley Cross
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    Beverley Cross

    2,359 views

    Beverley Cross (13 April 1931  – 20 March 1998) was an English playwright, librettist and screenwriter.


  24. Heathcote Williams
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    Heathcote Williams

    1,526 views

    Heathcote Williams (born 15 November 1941) is an English poet, actor and dramatist. He has written a number of best-selling book-length polemical poems including Autogeddon, Falling for a Dolphin and Whale Nation, which in 1988 became, according to Philip Hoare "the most powerful argument for the newly instigated worldwide ban on whaling.". Williams invented his idiosyncratic 'documentary/investigative poetry' style which he continues to put to good purpose bringing a diverse range of environmental and political matters to public attention. In June 2015, he published a book-length investigative poem about the 'Muslim Gandhi', Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, 'Badshah Khan'


  25. Rhashan Stone
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    Rhashan Stone

    1,606 views

    Rhashan Stone (born November 3, 1969) is an American-born British actor and comedian. He is best known for appearing in many comedy shows such as Desmond's and Mutual Friends. Stone is also a stage actor who has performed in numerous productions for The Royal Shakespeare Company, The National Theatre, The Royal Court and in London's West End. His roles have included the heroic soldier Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing, the drag queen Sanzo in Trance, Hero in the Sondheim musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and the king's brother Clarence in Richard III. Stone is a singer and musician in a wide range of styles, including jazz, soul and gospel. He is also a classically trained singer, musician and composer, and also works occasionally as a playwright.


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