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A Sleep of Prisoners

Christopher Fry

Short Play, Drama  /  4m

A Sleep of Prisoners
by Christopher Fry

An anti-war verse drama in the form of a modern Passion play. Four English soldiers are locked up for the night in a church turned into a prison camp. Privates King and Able fight and are separated by the other two. All four dream of the row, interpr…

A Sleep of Prisoners

by  Christopher Fry

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    4m
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    • Adult
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An anti-war verse drama in the form of a modern Passion play. Four English soldiers are locked up for the night in a church turned into a prison camp. Privates King and Able fight and are separated by the other two. All four dream of the row, interpreting it in different Biblical ways.

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  • Mild Adult Themes

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  • Time Period: Contemporary
  • Setting: Church interior

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4m
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