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:

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

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