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 (ôr′tn), Joe Full name John Kingsley Orton. 1933-1967.
British playwright noted for his dark comedies, including Entertaining Mr. Sloane (1964) and What the Butler Saw (1969).

Orton

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(Biography) Joe (Kingsley). 1933–67, British dramatist, noted for his black comedies: these include Entertaining Mr Sloane (1964), Loot (1966), and What the Butler Saw (1969)
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Joe Orton LAID BARE Tonight, BBC2, 9pm PLAYWRIGHT Joe Orton's career essentially only lasted four years - from 1963, when the BBC bought his breakthrough radio play The Ruffian On The Stair, to 1967 and his tragic death at the hands of his lover, Kenneth Halliwell.
Gifted playwright Joe Orton JOE ORTON LAID BARE Tonight, BBC2, 9pm PLAYWRIGHT Joe Orton's career essentially only lasted four years - from 1963, when the BBC bought his breakthrough radio play The Ruffian On The Stair, to 1967 and his tragic death at the hands of his lover, Kenneth Halliwell.
Joe Orton LAID BARE Tonight, BBC2, 9pm PLAYWRIGHT Joe Orton's career essentially only lasted four years - from 1963, when the BBC bought his breakthrough radio play, The Ruffian On The Stair, to 1967 and his tragic death at the hands of his lover, Kenneth Halliwell.
JOE ORTON LAID BARE Saturday, BBC2, 9pm SOME 50 years after he was killed by his boyfriend, this documentary charts the rise of Leicester-born playwright and author Joe Orton and re-examines the circumstances of his death.
A cross between the plays of Joe Orton and Kenneth Lonergan, this snappy satire follows the adventures of a young British couple (Amy Ryan and Richard Armitage) as they meet in swinging London and extend their bliss to 2011, birthing and discarding emotionally stunted offspring along the way.
There is a new comedy coming our way on Sunday in Limassol in the form of a performance of the play What the Butler Saw by English playwright Joe Orton.
The crematorium also contains the last remains of authors Bram Stoker, Enid Blyton and Kingsley Amis, play-and Kingsley Amis, plawright Joe Orton and actors Sid James and Peter Sellers.
Career Molina's movie breakthrough came in 1987 when he played Kenneth Halliwell, the tragic lover of playwright Joe Orton, in Stephen Frears' Prick Up Your Ears.
It looked at the relationship between his character - Keith Halliwell - and his lover, playwright Joe Orton.
In the play, Halliwell murders his lover, playwright Joe Orton.
In which Joe Orton play did Barbara Windsor Olympic Games in which city?
Like an LSD-induced collision of John Waters, the Marx Brothers, and Joe Orton, the zany plot parallels the sweeping idiocy yet oddly logical ride of John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces.