Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848424852Publication Date:
16 Apr 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780016054Publication Date:
24 Apr 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, on tour & Royal Court, London, 1976

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

By Caryl Churchill

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Caryl Churchill's Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, set during the English Civil War, tells the story of the men and women who went into battle for the soul of England. Passionate, moving and provocative, it speaks of the revolution we never had and the legacy it left behind.

In the aftermath of the Civil War, England stands at a crossroads. Food shortages, economic instability, and a corrupt political system threaten to plunge the country into darkness and despair.

The Parliament men who fought against the tyranny of the King now argue for stability and compromise, but the people are hungry for change.

For a brief moment, a group of rebels, preachers, soldiers and dissenters dare to imagine an age of hope, a new Jerusalem in which freedom will be restored to the land.

Premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 1976, the play was revived at the National Theatre in 1996 and again in 2015, in a production directed by Lyndsey Turner.

Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848424852Publication Date:
16 Apr 2015
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780016054Publication Date:
24 Apr 2015
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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