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Far Away (Donmar edition)
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848428737Publication Date:
6 Feb 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Upstairs, 2000; West End, 2001

Far Away (Donmar edition)

By Caryl Churchill

Paperback £9.99£7.99

Caryl Churchill's dazzling play about a world sliding into chaos, in a new edition published alongside the play's revival at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in 2020.

Far Away was first performed at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London, in November 2000.

Far Away is also available in an earlier edition, and in the collection Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

Press Quotes

'Conjures a devastatingly bleak dystopia... every word, every half sentence paints a picture that would make you laugh if it didn't want to make you cry... a tiny play, but an immense one. Chilling and thought-provoking'

WhatsOnStage

'A dystopia of incomprehensible proportions... a masterclass of spare theatrical writing, encompassing tense family drama, political horror story, romance as well as absurdist comedy'

A Younger Theatre

'Perhaps the ultimate fan favourite out of [Churchill's] kaleidoscopic oeuvre... revered because of how powerfully and pithily it reads on the page... a play to witness Churchill at hurricane force, savage, hilarious, totally unlike anyone else'

Time Out

'A short play, but not a small play: it's global in scope, untethered by time, part fable, part prophecy... interlaces the bucolic, the fantastical and the harrowing, pairing [Churchill's] characteristic economy with wild, imaginative flourishes... dread-filled, disturbing, and prescient'

The Stage

'A twisted fairy tale that demonstrates [Churchill's] matchless gift for merging the apocalyptic and the fantastical... brilliantly absurdist... A sliver of genius'

Independent

'Caryl Churchill was expected to produce something explosive in Far Away, but... she has exceeded the critics' highest expectations'

Observer

'You know you are in the hands of a master'

Sunday Times
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848428737Publication Date:
6 Feb 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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