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:

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

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