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(ōr'tŏn),
Samuel T., U.S. neurologist, 1879-1975. See: Wolf-Orton bodies.
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In part to fulfill his mother's dreams and in part to escape a hideous domestic existence, Joe Orton turns to the theatre.
6 PRICK UP YOUR EARS (1987) THE destructive relationship of Loot and Entertaining Mr Sloane playwright Joe Orton and his older lover Kenneth Halliwell is brought to life by Gary Oldman and Alfred Molina.
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.
Lee Menzies presentation in association with Sean Sweeney of a play in two acts by Simon Bent, inspired by John Lahr's biography and the diaries of Joe Orton.
In which Joe Orton play did Barbara Windsor portray the over-sexed landlady Kath?
The Little Britain star had been starring in Prick Up Your Ears as Kenneth Halliwell, the lover who murdered writer Joe Orton before killing himself.
The performer played Kenneth Halliwell in Prick Up Your Ears, which ends as he murders his lover Joe Orton and prepares to take his own life.
Directed by Stephen Frears with a screenplay by Alan Bennett, this is a funny and at times disturbing film about the life of Joe Orton and his ultimately tragic relationship with his lover Kenneth Halliwell.
Fast forward to our next "critical moments" and the plays of Joe Orton in London and Charles Ludlam and his Ridiculous Theatrical Company in New York in the 60's.
Will we stop showing Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice and the plays of Oscar Wilde and Joe Orton because they were gay?
When Joe Orton was bludgeoned to death by his longtime lover Kenneth Halliwell in August 1967, it was widely assumed that Orton, then thirty-four, had been writing plays only since 1963, when The Ruffian on the Stair was accepted by BBC Radio.