Cloud Nine

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£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 92 pages ISBN: 9781780011080Publication Date:
30 Sep 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (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£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 92 pages ISBN: 9781780011080Publication Date:
30 Sep 2013
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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