Lives of the Great Poisoners
A multidisciplinary theatre piece about the most infamous poisoners in history, written by Caryl Churchill in collaboration with composer Orlando Gough and choreographer Ian Spink.
Lives of the Great Poisoners combines elements of text, dance and song to tell the stories of famous killers from Medea to Dr Crippen.
It was first performed at the Arnolfini, Bristol, in February 1991 in a production by Second Stride, the performance collective co-founded by Ian Spink, Siobhan Davies and Richard Alston.
Lives of the Great Poisoners is also available in the volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Three.
20 Oct 2014
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