Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

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Paperback, 320 pages ISBN: 9781854595409Publication Date:
4 Sep 2008
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20 Oct 2014
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Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

By Caryl Churchill

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The fourth volume of the collected plays of one of the best playwrights alive.

Written over a period of ten years and evincing an extraordinary range of topics and techniques, this fourth volume of Caryl Churchill's collected plays confirms her standing as a playwright who is 'amongst the best half-dozen now writing' (The Times).

This volume includes:

Hotel (Schauspielhaus, Hannover, 1997), an innovative theatre piece combining music, voices and dance, with a text by Caryl Churchill and music by Orlando Gough.

This is a Chair (Royal Court Theatre, 1997), a short play about the surreal nature of modern life.

Blue Heart (Out of Joint & Royal Court Theatre, 1997), two linked one-act plays, both startlingly innovative, exploring the underpinnings of family relationships.

Far Away (Royal Court, 2000), a brilliantly unsettling play about conflict and its unsettling effect on our lives and humanity.

A Number (Royal Court, 2002), a fascinating meditation on human cloning, personal identity and the conflicting claims of nature and nurture.

Drunk Enough to Say I Love You? (Royal Court, 2006),examining US foreign policy and international power politics through the lens of an intense personal relationship.

A Dream Play (National Theatre, London, 2005), a spare and resonant version of August Strindberg's 1901 masterpiece.

Press Quotes

'Lasts less than an hour but packs in more emotion, ideas, and disconcerting strangeness, than many dramatists manage in half dozen dramas'

Daily Telegraph on 'A Number'

'Leaves you feeling both chilled and scalded...outstanding'

Sunday Times on 'A Number'

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 320 pages ISBN: 9781854595409Publication Date:
4 Sep 2008
Size: 197mm x 129mm£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)
EPUB, 320 pages ISBN: 9781780013039Publication Date:
20 Oct 2014
£14.99 £11.99You save £3.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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