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:

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

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