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Up and At Em: Death in the Sex of Joe Orton

Words by Leon Horton

Artwork by Stephen James

“God laughs and snaps his fingers. The only thing for man to do is snap his fingers back.” 2,561 more words


What the Butler Saw - Leicester Curve March 2017

This review has been a really long time coming, but I can honestly say I have not stopped thinking about this play since I saw it back in March. 657 more words


'What the Butler Saw' begins tonight at NJ Shakespeare Fest

I can’t believe that Joe Orton’s last play, the once controversial farce “What The Butler Saw,” is his first work ever to be produced by the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. 1,003 more words

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Two Men and a Library

Natasha Frost tells us the bizarre (and entertaining) story of playwright Joe Orton, and his partner, Kenneth Halliwell, during the time in the 1960s when they stole, altered and returned books to a London library. 26 more words


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Curve, Leicester, Monday 13th March, 2017


Not more dreary confessions from Paul Burrell but Joe Orton’s final play, staged in his home town fifty years after he was murdered by his mentally ill boyfriend. 417 more words

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Bargain tickets at the Curve this week - £10 each!

Good morning,

So good to meet so many of you at the ACM yesterday and to give you this offer which I know many have taken up.  116 more words

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