A Sleep of Prisoners

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A play by English poet and playwright Christopher Fry (1907-2005). 1951, first performed at St Thomas' church in Regent Street, London, in 1951 and later touring with Denholm Elliott and Stanley Baker.


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

Directed by Ron Jameson for PACT, 1965.

ACTS (The African Community Theatre Service) presented a version directed by Peter Krummeck. Cast - Private David King: Peter Krummeck. Private Peter Abel: Ulric Charteris. Corporal Joe Adams: Matthew Roberts. Private Tim Meadows: Richard Farmer. Production was presented at St. Paul's Church, Rondebosch - 25 June 1997. Subsequently at the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. George, Grahamstown - 8 to 12 July. Standard Bank National Festival of the Arts.

Sources

ACTS production of A Sleep of Prisoners programme notes.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Fry

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