Archives - Loot

by Joe Orton

Directed by Eric Chorley

Saturday 22nd – Saturday 29th January 1977 in the Auditorium

A family in mourning, a coffin, a missing body, the proceeds of a bank raid and a highly suspicious policeman are the ingredients of Loot. From this surprising mixture Orton concocts a farce which as it develops makes an irreverent assault on some of our more hallowed institutions. The author’s wit was such that one critic called him the “Oscar Wilde of the Welfare State”.

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Part of the Barn’s 1976/1977 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club

Creative team

Director-Eric Chorley
Assistant Producer-Janet While
Stage Manager-Robert Gill
Assistant Stage Manager-Judith Cowen
Designer-Clyde Wilson
Lighting-Colin Bell
Set Construction-Tony Skottowe
Members of The Barn Theatre Club
Sound-Kay Coppock
Wardrobe-Janet While
Production Assistants-Miriam Hill
Jackie Kiss
Box Office-Esther France
Production Secretary-Beryl Blatherwick

Coffin supplied by George W Blow & Sons

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