Schreber's Nervous Illness
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts
First Staged:
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3, 1972

Schreber's Nervous Illness

By Caryl Churchill
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

A short play based on the memoirs of a judge who spent ten years in asylums as a schizophrenic.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 1972.

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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