New Letters of Edna Welthorpe (Mrs) - by acclaimed writers and artists.
In 2017, University of Leicester commissioned a group of acclaimed writers, actors and artists to produce new Edna Welthorpe letters as a tribute to Joe Orton.
Joe Orton, Edna Welthorpe, Play, playwright, Leicester, Letters, Entertaining Mr Sloane, letters, Jesse Armstrong, Alec Baldwin
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EDNA LIVES!

New Letters from
Edna Welthorpe

In 2017, Emma Parker and filmmaker Chris Shepherd commissioned a group of acclaimed writers, actors and artists to produce new Edna Welthorpe letters as a tribute to Orton.

 

The new Edna letters were read at Latitude Festival, Southwold on 16 July 2017 and at a special event at The Little Theatre, Leicester, on 9 August 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of Orton’s death.

EDNA LIVES!

New Letters from Edna Welthorpe

In 2017, Emma Parker and filmmaker Chris Shepherd commissioned a group of acclaimed writers, actors and artists to produce new Edna Welthorpe letters as a tribute to Orton.

 

The new Edna letters were read at Latitude Festival, Southwold on 16 July 2017 and at a special event at The Little Theatre, Leicester, on 9 August 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of Orton’s death.

READ THE NEW LETTERS

Click on a name to reveal the new letter and biography of the author.

This project was supported by a Grant for the Arts from Arts Council England.