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The Skriker
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
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:

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

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