Blue Heart
Paperback, 72 pages ISBN: 9781848426009Publication Date:
22 Sep 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 72 pages ISBN: 9781780011639Publication Date:
22 Sep 2016
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First Staged:
Out of Joint/Royal Court on tour, 1997

Blue Heart

By Caryl Churchill

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Two exhilarating and teasingly entertaining one-act plays from one of the UK's leading playwrights.

Heart's Desire sees a family awaiting their daughter's return from Australia, though in a series of alternative scenarios, the play collapses as it keeps veering off in unexpected and ridiculous directions.

Blue Kettle tells the story of conman Derek and the five women he misleads into believing he is their biological son. Try as he might, Derek's plans are scuppered as the play is invaded by a virus.

Blue Heart was first performed at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, in August 1997 in a touring co-production by Out of Joint and the Royal Court Theatre.

This edition was published alongside the first major revival of Blue Heart, nearly twenty years after its premiere, in a co-production by the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, and Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol, in 2016.

Blue Heart is also available in the volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

Press Quotes

'A fiendishly clever and surreal play' Guardian

Guardian

'The play of the year'

Independent

'Substantial, provocative, immensely stylish works which create an unsettling mixture of wild laughter and profound unease... a major hit'

Telegraph
Paperback, 72 pages ISBN: 9781848426009Publication Date:
22 Sep 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 72 pages ISBN: 9781780011639Publication Date:
22 Sep 2016
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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