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I Had it in Me with Leonie Orton

Tuesday, 15th November, 2016    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Five Leaves Bookshop*
14a Long Row, Nottingham, NG1 2DH

Leonie Orton, youngest sister of the controversial playwright Joe Orton tells her own story of growing up on a Leicester council estate in the 1940s and 1950s as her brother rose to become a remarkable writer. For the first time she recounts how the family coped with his murder and lost diaries. Leonie fought to educate herself, bring up her family and eventually took over the management of Joe Orton’s legacy.

Admission for this event is £3 and refreshments will be available.

Booking is recommended. To attend this event, please RSVP to fiveleaves.bookshopevents@gmail.com