Far Away

Cast: 2f 1m plus 1 child

Staging: Minimal requirements

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 46 pages ISBN: 9781854597441Publication Date:
14 Feb 2003
Size: 197mm x 131mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 46 pages ISBN: 9781780011141Publication Date:
15 Nov 2012
£7.99 £6.40You save £1.59 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Upstairs, 2000; West End, 2001

Far Away

By Caryl Churchill

Paperback £7.99£6.39

EPUB £7.99£6.40

Professional Production On Stage at:
Donmar Warehouse, London
From Thu 6 Feb 2020 to Sat 21 Mar 2020

A brilliant and unsettling play from one of the UK's leading dramatists.

At the opening of the play, a young girl is questioning her aunt about having seen her uncle hitting people with an iron bar; by the end, several years later, the whole world is at war - including birds and animals.

Caryl Churchill's play Far Away is a howl of anguish at the increasing – and increasingly accepted – levels of inhumanity in a world seemingly perpetually involved in conflict.

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

SET TEXT: Far Away is a set text for AS/A-Level Drama (WJEC).

Far Away is also available in the collection Caryl Churchill Plays: Four

Press Quotes

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

Independent

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

Observer

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

Sunday Times

Cast: 2f 1m plus 1 child

Staging:Minimal requirements

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 46 pages ISBN: 9781854597441Publication Date:
14 Feb 2003
Size: 197mm x 131mm£7.99 £6.39You save £1.60 (20%)
EPUB, 46 pages ISBN: 9781780011141Publication Date:
15 Nov 2012
£7.99 £6.40You save £1.59 (20%)
Professional Production On Stage at:
Donmar Warehouse, London Thu 6 Feb 2020 - Sat 21 Mar 2020

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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