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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:

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

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