Churchill Plays: Three (Icecream; Mad Forest; The Skriker; Thyestes; Lives of the Great Poisoners; A Mouthful of Birds) (NHB Collected Works)

Churchill Plays: Three (Icecream; Mad Forest; The Skriker; Thyestes; Lives of the Great Poisoners; A Mouthful of Birds) (NHB Collected Works)

by Caryl Churchill (Author)

Synopsis

This volume contains: Icecream - an unsettling look at British attitudes to America, and vice versa Mad Forest - Churchill's response to the Romanian Revolution The Skriker - a 'spellbinding' piece combining English folk tales with modern urban life Thyestes - a 'bleakly eloquent new translation of Seneca's Roman tragedy' (Sunday Times). Plus two collaborative pieces combining word and dance: Lives of the Great Poisoners - a libretto to music by Orlando Gough and choreography by Ian Spink A Mouthful of Birds - written with David Lan

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Published: 10 Jul 1997

ISBN 10: 1854593420
ISBN 13: 9781854593429

Author Bio
Caryl Churchill (1938-) is probably the most respected woman 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 and A Number, seen and admired all over the world. CARYL CHURCHILL's plays include Cloud Nine (revived in 2007 to huge acclaim at the Almeida, London), Top Girls, Serious Money, The Skriker, Blue Heart, Far Away and A Number. Most are published by NHB.