Caryl Churchill Plays: Five
Paperback, 232 pages ISBN: 9781848428249Publication Date:
28 Mar 2019
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Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

By Caryl Churchill

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Events:
Exploring Caryl Churchill's Plays at National Theatre, London
Thu 9 May 2019

In this collection of plays from one of our finest dramatists, Caryl Churchill demonstrates her remarkable ability to find new forms to express profound truths about the world we live in. Complete with a new introduction by the author, this volume contains:

Seven Jewish Children (Royal Court Theatre, London, 2009): a short play about seven families wondering how to protect their children, written at the time of the bombing of Gaza by Israel in 2008–9.

Love and Information (Royal Court, 2012): a fast-moving kaleidoscope in which more than a hundred characters try to make sense of what they know.

Ding Dong the Wicked (Royal Court, 2012): two families on opposite sides of a war, locked in identical hatred.

Here We Go (National Theatre, 2015): a play about dying and being dead.

Escaped Alone (Royal Court, 2016): three old friends and an unexpected neighbour have tea in a sunny back yard, and face catastrophes.

Pigs and Dogs (Royal Court, 2016): a look at how colonialism crushed the fluidity of sexuality in Africa and brought a new intolerance, as shown in the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2014.

Also included are three previously unpublished short plays, each written in response to political events: War and Peace Gaza Piece (2014), Tickets are Now On Sale (2015) and Beautiful Eyes (2017).

'The wit, invention and structural ingenuity of Churchill's work are remarkable… she never does anything twice' Telegraph

'What is extraordinary about Churchill is her capacity as a dramatist to go on reinventing the wheel' Guardian

Paperback, 232 pages ISBN: 9781848428249Publication Date:
28 Mar 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£16.99 £13.59You save £3.40 (20%)
EPUB, 232 pages ISBN: 9781788501644Publication Date:
14 Mar 2019
£16.99 £13.60You save £3.39 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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