A Number
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854597434Publication Date:
17 Oct 2002
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780011417Publication Date:
20 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, 2002, starring Michael Gambon & Daniel Craig

A Number

By Caryl Churchill

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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A fascinating meditation on human cloning, personal identity and the conflicting claims of nature and nurture.

Winner of the Evening Standard Award for Best Play of 2002

A Number is a SET TEXT for AS/A-Level Drama (WJEC)

Also available in Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

Press Quotes

'A Number confirms Churchill's status as the first dramatist of the 21st century... The questions this brilliant, harrowing play asks are almost unanswerable, which is why they must be asked'

Sunday Times

'Caryl Churchill's magnificent new play only lasts an hour but contains more drama, and more ideas, than most writers manage in a dozen full-length works. Part psychological thriller, part topical scientific speculation, and part analysis of the relationship between fathers and their sons, it combines elegant structural simplicity with an astonishing intellectual and emotional depth...What a tremendous play this is, moving thought-provoking and dramatically thrilling'

Daily Telegraph

'Rarely in my theatre-going experience has a new play conveyed such a disturbing or enthralling impression of domestic weirdness that some families may endure in a not entirely hypothetical future... It's an astonishing event'

Evening Standard
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854597434Publication Date:
17 Oct 2002
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780011417Publication Date:
20 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

Lives of the Great Poisoners
This is a Chair
Pigs and Dogs
Traps
A Dream Play
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four
Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?
Far Away
Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Schreber's Nervous Illness
Cloud Nine
Escaped Alone
Thyestes
A Mouthful of Birds
Hot Fudge
Ding Dong the Wicked
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
Seven Jewish Children
Hotel
The Judge's Wife
Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen
Mad Forest
Icecream
Three More Sleepless Nights
Here We Go
The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution
Blue Heart
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
The After-Dinner Joke
A Number (2015 edition)
The Skriker
Love and Information
Abortive
Seagulls
Bliss
Lovesick

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