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.’

Press Quotes

'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:

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

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