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Three More Sleepless Nights
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts
First Staged:
Soho Poly Theatre, London, 1980

Three More Sleepless Nights

By Caryl Churchill
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

An explosive short play about human interaction and love-tangled relationships.

One double bed. Two couples. Three short acts of love-tangled conversation that expertly twist and turn, from existential angst to sci-fi films; from explosive arguments to long silences.

Caryl Churchill's compelling play Three More Sleepless Nights is a powerful depiction of the fabric of human relationships through the eyes of two ill-fated couples.

It was first performed at Soho Poly Theatre, London, in 1980.

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'A polished gem with serrated edges'


'Painfully observant'


'A jolt to the system'


Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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