Opinions from playwrights

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David Mamet, Playwright

The so-called assault weapons ban is a hoax. It is a political appeal to the ignorant. The guns it supposedly banned have been illegal for 78 years. Did the ban make them 'more' illegal? The ban addresses only the appearance of weapons, not their operation.
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Russell Brand, British comedian, actor, and author

Nobody at all is helped by drugs being made illegal, unless of course there is a conspiracy to marginalise, condemn and persecute disenfranchised members of our global community. I'd hate to think that was the situation - that certain countries didn't matter, that certain classes didn't matter, that certain races didn't matter. So unless that's the situation, there's literally no reason to p... See More
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Irvine Welsh, Scottish novelist

agrees Brexit
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Pat Condell, Stand-up comedian, writer, and internet personality

agrees Brexit
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Stephen Phillips, English poet and dramatist

agrees Brexit
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Simon Stephens, British playwright

disagrees Brexit
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Polly Stenham, English playwright

disagrees Brexit
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Philip Pullman, English author

disagrees Brexit
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Peter Morgan, British film writer and playwright

disagrees Brexit
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Mike Leigh, British writer and director of film and theatre

disagrees Brexit
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Michael Frayn, British writer

disagrees Brexit
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Lee Hall, British writer

disagrees Brexit
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Ian McEwan, British author

disagrees Brexit
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Heidi Thomas, English screenwriter and playwright

disagrees Brexit
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Dominic Cooke, English theatre director and playwright

disagrees Brexit
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Carol Ann Duffy, British writer and professor of contemporary poetry

disagrees Brexit
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Tom Stoppard, British playwright

disagrees Brexit
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Michael Morpurgo, British children's writer

disagrees Brexit
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Eric Idle, British comedian, actor, singer and writer

disagrees Brexit
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John Leguizamo, Puertorrican actor, film producer, voice artist, and comedian

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Zoe Kazan, Actress, writer

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Harvey Fierstein, Actor from the united states

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Lisa Edelstein, Actress, playwright

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David Cerda, American playwright

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Tony Kushner, American playwright and screenwriter

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Jill Soloway, American comedian, playwright, feminist, television writer and director

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Tyler Perry, American actor, director, screenwriter, playwright, producer, author, and songwriter

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