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.

Press Quotes

'A polished gem with serrated edges'


'Painfully observant'


'A jolt to the system'

'Fabulous... a quirky yet x-ray-visioned masterclass in men miscommunicating with their partners... a mini masterpiece'

The Times

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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