Howard Barker (born 28 June 1946) is a British playwright. He has written for radio, theatre, and television. His most famous radio play is Scenes from an Execution starring Glenda Jackson, which won a Prix Italia award in 1985.
His work is known for its intense, unflinching examination of violence, sexuality, and power. In addition to his original radio plays, several of his stage plays have been adapted for the radio as well.
- One afternoon on the 63rd level of the north face of the pyramid of Cheops the Great (1970)
- Henry V (1971)
- Herman with Millie and Mick (1972)
- Scenes from an Execution (1984)
- The Early Hours of a Reviled Man
- Victory - Choices in Reaction (1995)
- The Love of a Good Man (1997)
- The Albertina (1999)
- Knowledge and a Girl
- The Quick And The Dead, Radio 3 (2004)
- The Moving and the Still (2004)
- The Road, the House, the Road (2006) Radio 4
- Let Me (2006) BBC Radio 3