Three More Sleepless Nights
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts
First Staged:
Soho Poly Theatre, 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:

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

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