Overview

A stunningly ambitious work from one of the UK's most influential playwrights.

Someone sneezes. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone shares a secret. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone is her brother’s mother. Someone hates irrational numbers. Someone told the police. Someone got a message from the traffic light. Someone’s never felt like this before.

In this fast-moving ...

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Overview

A stunningly ambitious work from one of the UK's most influential playwrights.

Someone sneezes. Someone can’t get a signal. Someone shares a secret. Someone won’t answer the door. Someone put an elephant on the stairs. Someone’s not ready to talk. Someone is her brother’s mother. Someone hates irrational numbers. Someone told the police. Someone got a message from the traffic light. Someone’s never felt like this before.

In this fast-moving kaleidoscope, more than a hundred characters try to make sense of what they know. Premiered at the Royal Court in September 2012.

'This exhilarating theatrical kaleidoscope... What is extraordinary about Churchill is her capacity as a dramatist to go on reinventing the wheel' The Guardian

'The wit, invention and structural integrity of Churchill's work are remarkable... She never does the same thing twice' The Telegraph

'A wonderful web of complex emotions, memories, secrets and facts' A Younger Theatre

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"Caryl Churchill is a dramatist who must surely be amongst the best half-dozen now writing a playwright of genuine audacity and assurance, able to use her considerable wit and intelligence in ways at once unusual, resonant and dramatically riveting." - Benedict Nightingale

'This exhilarating theatrical kaleidoscope... What is extraordinary about Churchill is her capacity as a dramatist to go on reinventing the wheel' (The Guardian) 'The wit, invention and structural integrity of Churchill's work are remarkable... She never does the same thing twice' (The Daily Telegraph) 'A wonderful web of complex emotions, memories, secrets and facts' (A Younger Theatre)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780011714
  • Publisher: Hern, Nick Books
  • Publication date: 11/8/2012
  • Series: NHB Modern Plays
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 628,136
  • File size: 964 KB

Meet the Author

Caryl Churchill is arguably the most respected female dramatist in the English-speaking world. She is the author of some twenty plays including Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Serious Money, The Skriker, Blue Heart, Far Away, A Number, Drunk Enough to Say I Love You and Seven Jewish Children - seen and admired all over the world. Most are published by TCG.
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