Cell Mates

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DOI: 10.5040/9780571293940.40000005
Acts: 2. Scenes: 6. Roles: Male (6) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

Cell Mates takes as its central characters the spy George Blake and the Irish petty criminal Sean Bourke, who sprang Blake from Wormwood Scrubs prison. It tracks their relationship from their first meeting in prison to their hide-out in London, and on to the flat they shared in Moscow.

Cell Mates was first presented at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, on 17 January 1995 and transferred to the Albery Theatre, London, on 16 February 1995

From Simon Gray: Plays 5

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Faber and Faber

Simon Gray

ISBN: 9780571254903

Series: Faber Drama

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