Best British Playwrights

Best British Playwrights

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Here is our list of best British playwrights. Unlike America and Australia, playwrights have been making their mark in Britain for centuries. They have produced some of the all time greats like Shakespeare and Marlowe, as well as some fantastic contemporary playwrights. Often in British playwrights place a strong emphasis on text, and these masters of language are great to work on as actors.

Top 10 British Playwrights

Other Great British Playwrights

Alan Bennett (History Boys)
Howard Brenton (Bloody Poetry, Epsom Downs)
Michael Frayn (Noises Off)
Graham Greene (The Power and the Glory)
David Hare (Stuff Happens, The Blue Room)
Ben Jonson (Volpone, The Alchemist)
J.B. Priestly (An Inspector Calls)
Peter Shaffer (Equus)
John Webster (The Duchess of Malfi)

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