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:

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

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