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Orton

Joe (Kingsley). 1933--67, British dramatist, noted for his black comedies: these include Entertaining Mr Sloane (1964), Loot (1966), and What the Butler Saw (1969)
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While working as Arthur Orton on the Boisdale run in central Gippsland in 1856-7, he read novels provided by the owners.
Finally John Duke Coleridge acting for the Tichborne family was able to convince the court that the Claimant, was not Sir Roger Tichborne, but Arthur Orton, the son of a butcher from Wapping in London.
David Arthur Orton, aged 51, of Falconer House, Stoney Stanton Road, Foleshill, Coventry, assault by beating, community rehabilitation order for six months and ordered to pay compensation of pounds 50.