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Entertaining Mr. Sloane - Full Length Play, Comedy

Entertaining Mr. Sloane

Joe Orton

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Full Length Play, Comedy

3m, 1f

ISBN: 9780802132154

Winner! London Drama Critics Award for Best Play

"A bizarre black comedy. ... Everyone speaks of principle while tucking away not only the corpse on the living room floor but the corpse of western civilization as well." - New York Herald Tribune

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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Winner! London Drama Critics Award for Best Play
Blowsy landlady Kath and her sexually repressed brother Ed rent Sloane a room and proceeed to "entertain" him by seducing the seemingly hapless young man. But when their old Pa recognizes Sloane for what he is, a feckless murderer, he too is killed by the ruthless hustler. As witnesses, sibling rivals Kath and Ed come to a fair settlement regarding the ultimate dispensation of Mr. Sloane's services.
"A bizarre black comedy. ... Everyone speaks of principle while tucking away not only the corpse on the living room floor but the corpse of western civilization as well." - N.Y. Herald Tribune
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3m, 1f

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Joe Orton

Joe Orton

Joe Orton (1933 – 1967) was born John Kingsley Orton in Leicester and from the age of two, lived on the Saffron Lane council estate. After winning a scholarship to RADA in 1951, he met Kenneth Halliwell, an actor and writer seven years his senior. Halliwell would become Orton’s friend, mentor, lover and, eventually, his murderer. Between 1964 and 1967, Joe Orton contributed to an exciting working ... view full profile

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