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(ōr'tŏn),
Samuel T., U.S. neurologist, 1879-1975. See: Wolf-Orton bodies.
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Daniel Tuch plays Hal (right) - with Melanie Harmon as Fay and Dan Pegoda as Inspector Truscott - in Lord Leebrick Theatre's staging of Joe Orton's play ``Loot.''
Between Us Girls is of interest almost solely because it is Joe Orton's, however, and any new fragment of his work will be welcomed by his many devotees, ever eager to learn more about his too-short life and literary career.
Though his prose lacks the vigor and lowlife relish of John Lahr's study of that other homosexual extrovert, the playwright Joe Orton, Peppiatt diligently outlines the philosophical and erotic impulses that nourished (if that is the right word) Bacon's impossibly bleak vision.
The cover strap, "Brit up your ears," recalled the title of John Lahr's famous Joe Orton biography and film.
Her ears pricked up faster than Joe Orton's, she stood up on the pew, turned to her fellow parishioners, and began to pipe louder and louder, "Hypocrites!
John Lahr's Prick Up Your Ears: The Biography of Joe Orton was published in 1978.
The chair has come to occupy a remarkable position in late twentieth century design culture, with over four million sold, and also achieved a certain ironic notoriety when a clutch of '60s celebrities such as famine fatale Christine Keeler and playwright Joe Orton were photographed sitting astride it naked, wit only the hourglass form of the chair itself for modesty.
Joe Orton, perhaps remembered today more for how he died than for the work that he produced, was appropriated by John Lahr in his 1978 biography of Orton, Prick Up Your Ears.
Zindel reminds me a little of Joe Orton; he has the same ear for the abrasive, absurd and nasty mixed with the formalized and genteel: "Who stole my sundries?" asks the longshoreman, burrowing through the kitchen cabinet.
renowned stage actor who began his career in some of the most iconic plays of the Sixties, including Joe Orton's Entertaining Mr Sloane and Tom Murphy's A Whistle In The Dark.
1967: English playwright Joe Orton was |battered to death by his male lover who then committed suicide.