The Skriker
Paperback, 52 pages ISBN: 9781854592750Publication Date:
17 Feb 1994
Size: 196mm x 128mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
Ebook, 52 pages ISBN: 9781780013589Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (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£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
Ebook,52 pages ISBN: 9781780013589Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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