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A Night Out is a radio play by Harold Pinter. It was first broadcast on the BBC World Service on 01 March 1993[1].


Albert is a loner in his late twenties who lives with his emotionally-suffocating mother and works in an office. After being falsely accused of groping a female at an office party, he wanders the streets until he meets a girl, who invites him to her flat, where he responds to her overtures by angrily demeaning her. Then he returns home to his mother.


  • Albert Stokes - Jonathan Moore
  • Mrs. Stokes - Sheila Hancock
  • The Girl - Brenda Blethyn
  • Seeley - Sean Baker
  • Kedge - Oliver Haden
  • Gidney - Andrew Scofield
  • Horne - James Telfer
  • Mr. Ryan - Philip Anthony
  • Mr. King - John Fleming
  • Joyce - Jillie Meers
  • Eileen - Melanie Hudson
  • Betty - Geraldine Fitzgerald
  • Barrow - Matthew Morgan
  • Directed by Hilary Norrish

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