Far Away (Donmar edition)

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Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848428737Publication Date:
6 Feb 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Upstairs, 2000; West End, 2001

Far Away (Donmar edition)

By Caryl Churchill

Paperback £9.99£7.99

Caryl Churchill's dazzling play about a world sliding into chaos, in a new edition published alongside the play's revival at the Donmar Warehouse, London, in 2020.

Far Away was first performed at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London, in November 2000.

Far Away is also available in an earlier edition, and in the collection Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

Press Quotes

'Conjures a devastatingly bleak dystopia... every word, every half sentence paints a picture that would make you laugh if it didn't want to make you cry... a tiny play, but an immense one. Chilling and thought-provoking'


'A dystopia of incomprehensible proportions... a masterclass of spare theatrical writing, encompassing tense family drama, political horror story, romance as well as absurdist comedy'

A Younger Theatre

'Perhaps the ultimate fan favourite out of [Churchill's] kaleidoscopic oeuvre... revered because of how powerfully and pithily it reads on the page... a play to witness Churchill at hurricane force, savage, hilarious, totally unlike anyone else'

Time Out

'A short play, but not a small play: it's global in scope, untethered by time, part fable, part prophecy... interlaces the bucolic, the fantastical and the harrowing, pairing [Churchill's] characteristic economy with wild, imaginative flourishes... dread-filled, disturbing, and prescient'

The Stage

'A twisted fairy tale that demonstrates [Churchill's] matchless gift for merging the apocalyptic and the fantastical... brilliantly absurdist... A sliver of genius'


'Caryl Churchill was expected to produce something explosive in Far Away, but... she has exceeded the critics' highest expectations'


'You know you are in the hands of a master'

Sunday Times

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781848428737Publication Date:
6 Feb 2020
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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