Project Description

Quartermaine’s Terms is an adaptation from the stage play of the same name, and was first broadcast on the BBC in 1987. The cast was follows:

MELANIE – Eleanor Bron
MARK – Clive Francis
EDDIE – John Gielgud
HENRY – Peter Jeffrey
DEREK – Paul Jesson
ANITA – Tessa Peake-Jones

Producer: Louis Marks
Director: Bill Hayes
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Original Music: Jeremy Nicholas


Quartermaine’s Terms is now available as a Faber Contemporary Classic in Simon Gray: Plays 3. To order a copy on special offer at 25% discount please contact Faber and use code GRAYPLAYS. Or check out the plays section of our bookshop.

Key Plays (Faber and Faber 2002 ISBN 0-571-21634-X)

The Definitive Simon Gray Volume III (Faber and Faber 1993 ISBN 0-571-16453-6)

Quartermaine’s Terms (Eyre Methuen 1981)

Quartermaine’s Terms (Samuel French UK ISBN 978-0 573-01261-7)

Quartermaine’s Terms (Samuel French US)


For UK and Worldwide professional rights (excluding the USA and Canada), please contact Judy Daish Associates at For amateur rights please contact Samuel French at For professional rights in the USA and Canada, please contact Charles Kopelman.