The Erpingham Camp

by  Joe Orton

Short Play  /  6m, 3f

At a camp for grown ups we encounter a woman of all work who plays a concertina, an activities director who is a frustrated master of ceremonies, a padre who doesn't know what day it is and an expectant couple.

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The Erpingham Camp

by  Joe Orton

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At a camp for grown ups we encounter a woman of all work who plays a concertina, an activities director who is a frustrated master of ceremonies, a padre who doesn't know what day it is and an expectant couple. During a free for all that breaks out, the headmaster falls through the floor onto dancers below, killing several of them. Produced at the Royal Court Theatre.
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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, hi ...

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