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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:

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

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