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Two plays by Joe Orton

The English Stage Society

Royal Court Theatre, 6-17 June 1967

See also the interview with Joe Orton and the notes on Joe Orton's plays from the production programme.

The Ruffian on the Stair

Madam Life's a piece in bloom
Death goes dogging everywhere:
She's the tenant of the room,
He's the ruffian on the stair.

W. E. Henley

There will be only one interval

See also notes on the 1966 production.

The company
Joyce Avril Elgar
Mike Bernard Gallagher
Wilson Michael Standing

The Erpingham Camp

by Joe Orton

The company
Erpingham Bernard Gallagher
Riley Roddy Maude Roxby
Lou Pauline Collins
Ted Johnny Wade
Eileen Yvonne Antrobus
Kenny Michael Standing
Padre Roger Booth
W. E. Harrison Ken Wynne
Jessie Mason Josie Bradley
Redcoats and Campers Andree Evans
Rosemary McHale
Peter John and
Malcolm Reid


Director Peter Gill
Designer Deirdre Clancy
Lighting Andy Phillips and
William Dufton
Musical Arranger Chuck Mallett
Sound David Cain
Deputy Stage Manager George Cannell
Student Stage Manager Michael Avory
Wigs by Wig Creations
Costumes C&A Mode
Morris Angel
Telephones by G.P.O.
Electrical installation by Strand Electrical Engineering
Guns by Baptys
Spectacles by Clifford Brown
Properties by Louis Koch
Set and Properties built by English Stage Company Workshop
Field Glasses by Courtesy of Gillian Cannell
Display packages by Lyons
Trolleys by Angel Truck Co. Walthamstow
Furniture for "Ruffian on the Stair" by Old Times
Special Sound Equipment by John Moore
Programmes Printquick


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