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:

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

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