Discovered after the author was brutally murdered by his lover, 'What The Butler saw' is a play that is often described as Joe Orton's best work, and is worth seeing on that basis alone. First performed in 1969, it is a testament to the seismic shift in moral attitudes which took place in the UK during the liberated, swinging 60s. Only a year before 'What The butler Saw' was first seen on... Read more
What the Butler Saw
Cast includes Omid Djalili (Dr Rance). When psychoanalyst Dr Prentice instructs his new secretary to undress, little does he expect to be interrupted by his wife, her blackmailing lover, a meddling government inspector and an inquisitive policeman. But hiding a naked woman is the least of his worries, as libidos run riot, identities are swapped and social decorum is buried.