by Simon Bent inspired by John Lahr´s biography and the diaries of Joe Orton.
directed by Daniel Kramer
design by Peter McKintosh
approx. 2h 20, one interval, first preview 26.8.2009
Kenneth Halliwell: Matt Lucas Joe Orton: Chris New Mrs. COrden: Gwen Taylor
The coming to fame of the infamous friends Kenneth Halliwell and Joe Orton which results in a dramatic climax.While Orton gets aknowledged as author Halliwell is struggling with his writing. Mrs. Corden as their landlady is their connection to the real world.
Apart from some gripping moments is doesn't manage to impress the audience.