Cell Mates archiveThe story of British spy George Blake who in 1960 was jailed for 42 years for his leaks to the KGB. Whilst in prison he becomes friends with Sean Bourke, a petty criminal who eventually manages, single handedly, to spring Blake from the Scrubs. The two meet later in Moscow where they fall into a relationship of mutual dependence and betrayal. The play that Stephen Fry walked out of when it opened in 1995.


Philip Bird (Sparrow/Stan), Emmet Byrne (Sean Bourke), Cara Horgan (Miranda/Zinaida), Danny Lee Wynter (Philip/Viktor), Geoffrrey Streatfeild (George Blake)


Author: Simon Gray
Producer: Hampstead Theatre
Director(s): Edward Hall, Sujzanne Crowley (casting director), Gilly Poole (casting director)
Design: Michael Pavelka
Lighting: Rick Fisher
Sound: John Leonard
Music: Simon Slater
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Cell Mates

Cell Mates (Play) production archive for QTIX code T1118513615. Details of all Cell Mates archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2748

Archive Listings

30 Nov 17
20 Jan 18
Hampstead Theatre
Inner London
Greater London

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