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Scriptwriter Collection

"Unleashing the Power of Words: Celebrating the Craft of Scriptwriters" From Iris Murdoch to Graham Greene, Tennessee Williams to Sophocles

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Iris Murdoch

Iris Murdoch
Anglo-Irish prize winning novelist, playwright and philosopher, Iris Murdoch (1919 - 1999). (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Graham Greene

Graham Greene
14th August 1954: English novelist and playwright Graham Greene (1904-1991). Original Publication: Picture Post - 7239 - Graham Greene - pub. 1954 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Getty Images)

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Sophocles

Sophocles ( circa 496a'406 bc ), Greek playwright. His seven surviving plays are notable for their complexity of plot and depth of characterization

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams
23rd March 1965: Tennessee Williams, born Thomas Lanier (1911 - 1983), American playwright, in London to attend the first night of Night Of The Iguana at the Savoy Theatre

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams
US playwright Tennessee Williams (1911 - 1983) reclining with a glass. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Graham Greene

Graham Greene
14th August 1954: English novelist and playwright Graham Greene (1904-1991). Original Publication: Picture Post - 7239 - Graham Greene - pub. 1954 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Getty Images)

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Mrs Rita Hudis with her husband Norman Hudis, who wrote the script for the film

Mrs Rita Hudis with her husband Norman Hudis, who wrote the script for the film Carry on Nurse. 31st December 1959

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Comedy script writer Talbot Rothwell at work in his Fulking, Sussex, home

Comedy script writer Talbot Rothwell at work in his Fulking, Sussex, home. He doesn t have a study - makes do with the dining room or a corner of the sitting room. 29th April 1970

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Mr. Barry Took, famous funny scripwriter, is to leave for the USA

Mr. Barry Took, famous funny scripwriter, is to leave for the USA. He is to write for the new series of " Laugh In". October 1969 Z10444-002

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Elinor Glyn, British novelist and scriptwriter who specialised in romantic fiction (1864-1943)

Elinor Glyn, British novelist and scriptwriter who specialised in romantic fiction (1864-1943). Studio portrait in formal gown with autograph

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall, writers

Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall, writers
Keith Spencer Waterhouse (1929-2009), English novelist, journalist and writer of TV series. Seen here (left) with his friend and co-writer Willis Hall (1929-2005). Date: 1960

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Anthony Shaffer, English playwright and screenwriter

Anthony Shaffer, English playwright and screenwriter
Anthony Joshua Shaffer (1926-2001), English barrister, advertising executive, novelist, playwright and screenwriter, identical twin brother of the writer and dramatist Peter Shaffer

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Elinor Glyn and Gloria Swanson

Elinor Glyn and Gloria Swanson
Writer, scriptwriter and journalist Elinor Glyn (right) pictured with actress Gloria Swanson at the West Coast studios of the Famous Players-Lasky Corporation at the time Glyn had written a

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) 16 / 06 / 1989

CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) 16 / 06 / 1989
CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) 16/06/1989

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) WITH HER CAT 16 / 06 / 1989

CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) WITH HER CAT 16 / 06 / 1989
CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) WITH HER CAT 16/06/1989

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) WITH HER DOG 16 / 06 / 1989

CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) WITH HER DOG 16 / 06 / 1989
CARLA LANE (TV WRITER) WITH HER DOG 16/06/1989

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Coronation Street scriptwriters Harry Driver and Vince Powell with Doris Speed who

Coronation Street scriptwriters Harry Driver and Vince Powell with Doris Speed who appears on the street as Annie Walker. 16th November 1966

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Scriptwriters Harry Driver and Vince Powell. Harry is back at work but confined to a

Scriptwriters Harry Driver and Vince Powell. Harry is back at work but confined to a wheelchair after a long battle with polio. They are pictured with comedian Harry Worth. November 1960

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Dick Clement (left) and Ian La Frenais (right) scriptwriters for the 'Mr

Dick Clement (left) and Ian La Frenais (right) scriptwriters for the "Mr
Dick Clement (left) and Ian La Frenais (right) scriptwriters for the " Mr. Aitch" series with actor Harry H. Corbett. 8th December 1966

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Dick Clement (2nd left) and Ian La Frenais (3rd left), scriptwriters for the 'Mr

Dick Clement (2nd left) and Ian La Frenais (3rd left), scriptwriters for the "Mr
Dick Clement (2nd left) and Ian La Frenais (3rd left), scriptwriters for the " Mr. Aitch" series with actor Harry H. Corbett. 8th December 1966

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Tony Warren, Coronation Street creator and writer, pictured 9th July 1968

Tony Warren, Coronation Street creator and writer, pictured 9th July 1968

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Larry Marshall & Rikki Fulton (right) Comedians and Scriptwriters

Larry Marshall & Rikki Fulton (right) Comedians and Scriptwriters, busy working together on a new script, Glasgow, Scotland, 22nd July 1969

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Jimmy Perry, Scriptwriter, pictured at home in Westminster, London, 9th April 1969

Jimmy Perry, Scriptwriter, pictured at home in Westminster, London, 9th April 1969

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Jimmy Perry, Scriptwriter, pictured working on Dads Army scripts, at home in Westminster

Jimmy Perry, Scriptwriter, pictured working on Dads Army scripts, at home in Westminster, London, 9th April 1969

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Alex Glasgow, singer-songwriter, poet and scriptwriter from Low Fell, Gateshead

Alex Glasgow, singer-songwriter, poet and scriptwriter from Low Fell, Gateshead. Alex wrote scripts for, amongst others, the television show When The Boat Comes In as well as singing the theme tune

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: It was a day for the christening of 7 month old Kathleen Donohue at Shepperton Parish

It was a day for the christening of 7 month old Kathleen Donohue at Shepperton Parish Church. Harry Corbett was the godfather and Julie Foster his co-star in the film The Bargee was the godmother

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Pickles-the black and white mongrel dog that sniffed-out the location of the World Cup is

Pickles-the black and white mongrel dog that sniffed-out the location of the World Cup is to have a part in the new spy film " The Spy with A Cold Nose"

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: A couple of nice xany characters are Ray Galton (beard) and Alan Simpson

A couple of nice xany characters are Ray Galton (beard) and Alan Simpson. They do the Tony Hancock script from a sumptuous expansive office in Orme Court W.1.A couple of nice xany characters are Ray

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Ray Galton and Alan Simpson on tour for new ideas, and also for possible next Steptoe

Ray Galton and Alan Simpson on tour for new ideas, and also for possible next Steptoe series. Pictured here at their palatial offices. 30th April 1964

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: William Peter Blatty is presented Best Screenplay in February 1981 at Hollywood Golden

William Peter Blatty is presented Best Screenplay in February 1981 at Hollywood Golden Globe Awards by actress Ellen Burnstyn

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Ben Elton comedian sitting hunched over A©mirrorpix

Ben Elton comedian sitting hunched over A©mirrorpix
Ben Elton comedian sitting hunched over © mirrorpix

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Scriptwriter Phil Redmond with cast members for his new Channel Four soap opera Brookside

Scriptwriter Phil Redmond with cast members for his new Channel Four soap opera Brookside, set in a suburban Liverpool nighbourhood. March 1986 P005564

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Scriptwriter Phil Redmond on the set of his new Channel Four soap opera Brookside

Scriptwriter Phil Redmond on the set of his new Channel Four soap opera Brookside, set in a suburban Liverpool neighbourhood. June 1983 P005566

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: BBC comedy scriptwriters Frank Muir and Denis Norden bringing a tray of tea up the stairs

BBC comedy scriptwriters Frank Muir and Denis Norden bringing a tray of tea up the stairs. December 1952 D82-003

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-009

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-009

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-001

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-001

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-003

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-003

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-005

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-005

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-004

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-004

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-007

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-007

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-008

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-008

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-002

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-002

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-006

Film actor Jack Lemmon. February 1974 74-7679-006

Background imageScriptwriter Collection: Portrait of Austrian writer Richard Billinger (b / w photo)

Portrait of Austrian writer Richard Billinger (b / w photo)
RYS355854 Portrait of Austrian writer Richard Billinger (b/w photo) by German Photographer (20th Century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Richard Billinger (1890-1965); ); German, out of copyright



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"Unleashing the Power of Words: Celebrating the Craft of Scriptwriters" From Iris Murdoch to Graham Greene, Tennessee Williams to Sophocles, scriptwriters have woven tales that transcend time and captivate audiences. These literary maestros possess a unique ability to breathe life into characters and transport us into their worlds. Tennessee Williams, with his raw emotion and poetic prose, painted vivid portraits of human struggles in works like "A Streetcar Named Desire" and "The Glass Menagerie. " His words continue to resonate with audiences today, reminding us of the timeless power of storytelling. Graham Greene's mastery lay in his ability to blend thrilling narratives with thought-provoking themes. From "The Third Man" to "Brighton Rock, " he crafted gripping stories that explored the complexities of morality and human nature. Elinor Glyn, known for her romantic fiction, enchanted readers with her captivating tales. Her scripts transported viewers into realms filled with passion and desire, leaving them yearning for more. Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall collaborated seamlessly as writers, bringing humor and wit to both stage and screen. Their works such as "Billy Liar" left audiences laughing while also touching upon deeper societal issues. Anthony Shaffer's genius lay in his ability to create intricate plots that kept viewers on the edge of their seats. With plays like "Sleuth, " he showcased his talent for crafting suspenseful narratives filled with unexpected twists. Fern Andra graced both stage and screen as an actress but also dabbled in scriptwriting. Her creativity knew no bounds as she brought her Borzoi dog along for studio portraits – a testament to her unconventional spirit. Behind every successful film or play is a talented scriptwriter like Norman Hudis who worked tirelessly behind the scenes. Collaborating closely with directors and actors alike, these unsung heroes shaped stories that touched hearts around the world.