The 50th Anniversary Edition, which includes an introduction by Emma Parker, and interview with director Nick Bagnall, does NOT have a blue cover.
The 50th anniversary edition costs a bit more than the edition with the blue cover but contains a new, updated introduction that discusses production history, the 1968 TV and 1970 film adaptations, central themes, Orton's influence on other writers, and the continuing relevance of the play.
The introduction includes photos and previously unpublished material from the Joe Orton archive.
The interview offers insights into how to stage the play successfully and Nick Bagnall discusses his 2009 production starring Imelda Staunton and Matthew Horne.
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