About Joe Orton

Joe Orton
John Kingsley "Joe" Orton was an English playwright and author. His public career was short but prolific, lasting from 1964 until his death three years later. During this brief period he shocked, outraged, and amused audiences with his scandalous black comedies. The adjective 'Ortonesque' is sometimes used to refer to work characterised by a... Wikipedia
June 23, 1933, Leicester, England
August 9, 1967, Islington, London, England

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Auden in 1939. From the Library of Congress
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Joe Orton Quotes

My uterine contractions have been bogus for sometime.
What the Butler Saw. First performance of this play was in 1969.