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.

Press Quotes

'A polished gem with serrated edges'


'Painfully observant'


'A jolt to the system'

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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