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
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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:

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

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