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By Orton, Joe
eBook. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2001
'Entertaining Mr Sloane' was first staged in 1964. Despite its success in performance, and being hailed by Sir Terence Rattigan as 'the best first play...

By Orton, Joe
eBook. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, c2013
'Funeral Games' was first presented by Yorkshire Television in August 1968 as part of a series based on `The Seven Deadly Virtues'. Orton created such...

By Orton, Joe
eBook. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, c2013
A TV play for Rediffusion about revolution in a Butlins-type holiday camp. 'Erpingham' had originally started out as a film treatment for director Lindsay...

By Orton, Joe
eBook. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, c2013
'The Good and Faithful Servant' was a one-act play for Rediffusion Television and represents Orton's comment on the drudgery and deadening routine of...

By Orton, Joe
eBook. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, c2013
After nearly 10 years of literary failure, Orton scored his first success when in August 1963 his 45-minute play 'The Boy Hairdresser' was accepted by...

By Orton, Joe, 1933-1967
Book. English.
Published London: Methuen, 1970

By Orton, Joe, 1933-1967
Book. English.
Published London: Methuen, 1967

By Orton, Joe, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2015]
The play tells the story of the fractious relationship between Kemp and his daughter Mrs Platt. Dying in a hospital, Kemp is visited by his relentlessly...

By Orton, Joe, author
eBook. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, [2012]
Orton's final and most accomplished play, completed in July 1967 but which he was never to see performed, is considered a comedy classic. In it a couple...

By Orton, Joe, author
eBook. English.
Published [London]: Bloomsbury, [2015]
Written in 1959 when he was only 26 years old, 'Fred and Madge' was Joe Orton's very first play and has been rarely produced since its composition. The...
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