Cloud Nine

Cast: 3f 4m

Staging: Single interior set

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Paperback, 92 pages ISBN: 9781854590909Publication Date:
27 Apr 1989
Size: 197mm x 128mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
EPUB, 92 pages ISBN: 9781780011080Publication Date:
30 Sep 2013
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Dartington College of Arts & Royal Court Theatre, London, 1979

Cloud Nine

By Caryl Churchill

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A landmark play about sexual politics in colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, in which all our assumptions about sex and gender are stunningly exploded.

Set in both colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, Cloud Nine is about relationships – between women and men, men and men, women and women. It is about sex, work, mothers, Africa, power, children, grandmothers, politics, and money.

Caryl Churchill's play Cloud Nine was first staged by Joint Stock and premiered in London at the Royal Court Theatre in 1979. It has since been staged all over the world.

Press Quotes

'Sharp comedy and a serious purpose are splendidly combined... It unlocks the imagination, liberates the mind, and leaves you weak with laughter'

Time Out

'The play that established Caryl Churchill as the most imaginatively daring of our major dramatists; and, nearly 30 years after its premiere, it still seems not only remarkably inventive but as sharp about the contradictions of gender as anything that has been written since'

The Times

Cast: 3f 4m

Staging:Single interior set

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 92 pages ISBN: 9781854590909Publication Date:
27 Apr 1989
Size: 197mm x 128mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
EPUB, 92 pages ISBN: 9781780011080Publication Date:
30 Sep 2013
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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