Tag: Playwrights


Five Fascinating Facts about Patrick Hamilton

Interesting facts about a neglected novelist and playwright 1. Patrick Hamilton’s famous fans and champions have included Doris Lessing and Graham Greene. The playwright and author J. B. Priestley was also an admirer of Hamilton’s work, much of which focuses on working-class British life. In 1968, future Nobel Laureate Doris […]


Five Fascinating Facts about Aeschylus

Fun facts about the ancient Greek playwright 1. Of the ninety or so plays Aeschylus is thought to have written, only seven have survived. And one of those we cannot be absolutely sure he wrote: scholars have questioned whether Prometheus Bound, one of the seven surviving plays attributed to him, […]