The Skriker

Cast: 8f 7m or more

Staging: Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 52 pages ISBN: 9781854592750Publication Date:
17 Feb 1994
Size: 196mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 52 pages ISBN: 9781780013589Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 1994

The Skriker

By Caryl Churchill

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An extraordinary collision of ancient fairytale and fractured urban England.

In a broken world, two girls meet an extraordinary creature. The Skriker is a shapeshifter and death portent. She can be an old woman, a child, a young man. She is a faerie come from the Underworld to pursue and entrap them, through time and space, through this world and her own.

Caryl Churchill's play The Skriker was originally produced at the National Theatre, London, in 1994.

The Skriker is also available in the volume Caryl Churchill Plays: Three.

‘Long before that, long before England was an idea, a country of snow and wolves where trees sang and birds talked and people knew we mattered.’

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'Unwholesome, hypnotic and born in the dark... spellbinding'

Independent on Sunday

Cast: 8f 7m or more

Staging:Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 52 pages ISBN: 9781854592750Publication Date:
17 Feb 1994
Size: 196mm x 128mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 52 pages ISBN: 9781780013589Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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