Interview: Christopher J Orton, co-writer of Then, Now & Next

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Christopher J Orton has colaborated with Jon Robyns to write the brand new musical Then, Now & Next.

The show is currently premiering at the Southwark Playhouse, in a production directed by Julie Atherton and starring Alice Fearn.


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Christopher is an actor, composer, lyricist and writer. His writing credits include My Land’s Shore as well as Grace Notes, The Gory Story of Edward Polidori, Dracula, This Time Next Week, B.O.A.T.S, The Road to the Port of Barry, Elephant Juice and Are you Sitting F**king Comfortably?

As an actor, Christohpher was in the West End production of Spamalot alongside Jon Robyns which is when they started working on Then, Now & Next. His other stage credits include Tom (UK tour), The Hired Man (Leicester Curve), Dickens Abridged (Arts Theatre) and Oliver! (The Watermill Theatre).

Then, Now and Next runs at the Southwark Playhouse (Borough) until 29th July 2023.  Visit for information and tickets.

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