Released in 1987, Prick Up Your Ears is a biographical drama telling of the life and death of British playwright Joe Orton. Directed by Stephen Frears and shot in London England and Morocco, the film stars Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina and Vanessa Redgrave.
Released in 1997, the film Wilde tells the story of British genius playwright and poet Oscar Wilde. Directed by Brian Gilbert the biographical drama stars Stephen Fry in the lead role, Orlando Bloom, Jude Law, Jennifer Ehle and Ioan Gruffudd. The film’s screenplay was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Oscar Wilde written by Richard Ellmann.