Leonie Orton: 'I Had It in Me'

Join Leonie Orton to discuss her newly published memoir I Had It in Me.

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Nov 16, 2016
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM


Diana, Princess of Wales Hall, Attenborough Arts Centre

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Leonie Orton

As well as offering personal insights into playwright Joe Orton’s early life in post-war Leicester, Leonie tells her own story – her fight to educate herself, nurture her brother’s legacy and become her own woman.

Chair: Dr Emma Parker

For further information and to purchase the memoir, please visit Quirky Press

Part of Joe Orton: 50 Years On

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