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:

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

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