Caryl Churchill Plays: Five
Paperback, 232 pages ISBN: 9781848428249Publication Date:
28 Mar 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£16.99 £13.59You save £3.40 (20%)
Ebook, 232 pages ISBN: 9781788501644Publication Date:
14 Mar 2019
£16.99 £13.59You save £3.40 (20%)

Caryl Churchill Plays: Five

By Caryl Churchill

Paperback £16.99£13.59

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In this collection of plays from one of our finest dramatists, Caryl Churchill demonstrates her remarkable ability to find new forms to express profound truths about the world we live in. Complete with a new introduction by the author, this volume contains:

Seven Jewish Children (Royal Court Theatre, London, 2009): a short play about seven families wondering how to protect their children, written at the time of the bombing of Gaza by Israel in 2008–9.

Love and Information (Royal Court, 2012): a fast-moving kaleidoscope in which more than a hundred characters try to make sense of what they know.

Ding Dong the Wicked (Royal Court, 2012): two families on opposite sides of a war, locked in identical hatred.

Here We Go (National Theatre, 2015): a play about dying and being dead.

Escaped Alone (Royal Court, 2016): three old friends and an unexpected neighbour have tea in a sunny back yard, and face catastrophes.

Pigs and Dogs (Royal Court, 2016): a look at how colonialism crushed the fluidity of sexuality in Africa and brought a new intolerance, as shown in the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2014.

Also included are three previously unpublished short plays, each written in response to political events: War and Peace Gaza Piece (2014), Tickets are Now On Sale (2015) and Beautiful Eyes (2017). These three plays are also available separately in the collection Three Short Plays.

'The wit, invention and structural ingenuity of Churchill's work are remarkable… she never does anything twice' Telegraph

'The most dazzlingly inventive living dramatist in the English language' New York Times

Paperback,232 pages ISBN: 9781848428249Publication Date:
28 Mar 2019
Size: 198mm x 129mm£16.99 £13.59You save £3.40 (20%)
Ebook,232 pages ISBN: 9781788501644Publication Date:
14 Mar 2019
£16.99 £13.59You save £3.40 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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