Prick Up Your Ears (play)

Prick Up Your Ears
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Written by Simon Bent
Original language English
Subject Joe Orton
Genre Dark Comedy
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Prick Up Your Ears is a play by Simon Bent, based on the life of playwright Joe Orton. Produced by Sonia Friedman it opened at the Comedy Theatre in London's West End on 30 September 2009 following previews from 17 September. It starred Chris New as Joe Orton.[1]

Matt Lucas originally played the part of Kenneth Halliwell, but pulled out of the production following the death of his former partner. The part of Halliwell was played by Michael Chadwick until 22 October 2009.[2] Con O'Neill took over the role on 23 October.[3]

The play closed on 15 November due to declining ticket sales following Lucas's departure.[4]

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External links

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  • Official Website

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