London, 9 August 1967. At the height of his short-lived fame, Joe Orton – anarchic playwright and cause célèbre of the English theatre – is found murdered at 25 Noel Road, Islington, his brains bashed in by his long-term lover and one-time collaborator Kenneth Halliwell.
★★★★ | Loot The late playwright Joe Orton wrote Loot more than 50 years ago, and it is now being revived at London’s Park Theatre in Finsbury Park. Loot is […]
University of Leicester academic co-curates special exhibition on Joe Orton The new National Justice Museum launches its first crowdfunding campaign for exhibition exploring role of crime in Joe Orton’s life […]
Crimes Of Passion Broadcaster: BBC Radio 3 Broadcast Date: TBC Crimes of Passion, a double-bill of Joe Orton plays (The Erpingham Camp and The Ruffian on the Stair) will be […]
★★★★ | Orton, Above The Stag One of the great things about London is that you don’t have to go to the West End and pay huge amounts of money […]
What better place to see a play by the irreverent gay 1960s playwright, Joe Orton, than in Leicester?
It is the swinging 1960s and charismatic young Mr. Sloane is looking for a place to live.