A Sleep of Prisoners
A Sleep of Prisoners is a 1951 play by English poet and playwright Christopher Fry (1907-2005) .
The original text
First performed at St Thomas' church in Regent Street, London in 1951 and later touring with Denholm Elliott and Stanley Baker.
Published by Oxford, 1951.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1973: A CAPAB production of the play toured more than 20 centres in the northern Cape.
1997: ACTS (The African Community Theatre Service) presented a version directed by Peter Krummeck, with himself (Private David King), Ulric Charteris (Private Peter Abel), Matthew Roberts (Corporal Joe Adams) and Richard Farmer (Private Tim Meadows). The production was first staged at St. Paul's Church, Rondebosch on 25 June and subsequently at the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. George, Grahamstown from 8 to 12 July at the Grahamstown Festival.
Inskip, Donald P., 1972. p.146.
PACT theatre programme, 1965.
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