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:

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

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