They Never Slept was first broadcast by BBC Television on 31st March 1991. The cast included the following:

MONK – Edward Fox
PRUNELLA MERRIMAN – Emily Morgan
BOB – James Fleet
PETUNIA – Patricia Lawrence
THE ADMIRAL – François Chaumette
SALLY – Elaine Ford
NINETTE – Maria Laborit
HELEN WATSON – Alison Fielding
MAURICE – Maurice Risch
AMELIA CLEVERLY/CAT-LADY – Harriet Walter
BBC COMMISSIONAIRE – Pete Postlethwaite
THE PRODUCER – Imelda Staunton
HEINDRICH – Patrick Fierry
ELAINE – Yvette Petit

Director: Udayan Prasad
Producer: Kenith Trodd
Original music by Carl Davis

PUBLISHING INFORMATION

They Never Slept is now available as a Faber Contemporary Classic in Simon Gray: Plays 4. To order a copy on special offer at 25% discount please contact Faber using code GRAYPLAYS. Or check out our bookshop.