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Escaped Alone

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2016

NHB Modern Plays

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Scenes: 8, Roles: Total (4), Female (4), Male (0), Unassigned (0)

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...Caryl Churchill's Escaped Alone is a play that combines neighbourly chit-chat with visions of apocalyptic horror. It was first performed in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, London, on 21 January 2016. The play's...

Bluebeard’s Friends  

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2019

NHB Modern Plays

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...Caryl Churchill's Bluebeard’s Friends is a short play about society’s responses to atrocity. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre Downstairs, London, on 18 September 2019 as part of Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp., a programme...

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Methuen Drama, 1985

Contemporary Dramatists

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (25), Female (4), Male (21), Unassigned (0)

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...Churchill uses the events of the millenial movement during the English Civil War, when the revolutionary belief in the second coming of Christ reached fever pitch, to stage a volatile discussion of idealism, pragmatism and justice...

Lives of the Great Poisoners

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 1998

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 4, Scenes: 21, Roles: Total (28), Female (11), Male (17), Unassigned (0)

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...Lives of the Great Poisoners is a multidisciplinary theatre piece with elements of text, dance and song on the theme of history’s most infamous poisoners. Caryl Churchill collaborated on its creation with composer Orlando Gough...

Hotel

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 1997

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 23, Roles: Total (13), Female (2), Male (3), Unassigned (8)

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...Hotel is multidisciplinary performance piece with a libretto by Caryl Churchill, music composed by Orlando Gough and choreography by Ian Spink. It was first staged in a production by Second Stride at the Schauspielhaus Hannover, Germany...

Seagulls

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2008

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Seagulls is a short play written by Caryl Churchill in 1978, before Cloud Nine, but not performed until many years later. In her Introduction to Caryl Churchill: Shorts (Nick Hern Books, 1990), she writes that the play 'felt too much...

Far Away

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2000

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (3), Female (2), Male (1), Unassigned (0)

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...Caryl Churchill's Far Away is a play that looks at conflict and its unsettling effect on our lives, and on our humanity. It was first performed at the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London, on 24 November 2000...

Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 2008

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...Caryl Churchill's Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen is a short radio play set in a futuristic London. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 31 March 1971. People live in one-room cellblocks in the London of 2010...
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...In this play by Caryl Churchill, it’s the middle of the high-flying, go-getting 80s in Maggie Thatcher’s England and Marlene finally has something to celebrate – she’s just been made Managing Director of Top Girls Employment Agency...

Icecream

Written by

Caryl Churchill

~playauthor~Written by~ Caryl Churchill

Nick Hern Books, 1998

NHB Modern Plays

Playtext

Acts: 2, Scenes: 20, Roles: Total (13), Female (5), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...Caryl Churchill's play Icecream, set in the late 1980s, is an unsettling look at British attitudes to America and vice-versa. It was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre, London, on 6 April 1989. The first act...