Orton

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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).
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Orton

(ˈɔːtən)
n
(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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