A Number

A Number

by Caryl Churchill (Author)


The perfect combination: a new play by Caryl Churchill - directed by Stephen Daldry - at the Royal Court With her finger as always on the pulse of our deepest concerns, Churchill turns her extraordinary dramatic gifts to the subject of human cloning - how might a man feel to discover that he is only one in a number of identical copies. And which one of him is the original...? A Number opens the Royal Court's autumn season, directed by her regular collaborator, Stephen (Billy Elliott) Daldry, now a star in his own right. Press reaction to their last production, Far Away, which transferred to the West End after a sell-out run at the Royal Court:


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 64
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Published: 27 Sep 2002

ISBN 10: 1854597094
ISBN 13: 9781854597090

Media Reviews
'Stephen Daldry and Caryl Churchill were expected to produce something explosive in Far Away, but... they have exceeded the critics' highest expectations' Observer '... beautifully constructed and written' Daily Mail 'Caryl Churchill is the most daring of our dramatists' Times 'You know you are in the hands of a master' Sunday Telegraph 'There's nothing like this play around today' Sunday Times
Author Bio
Caryl Churchill is the author of some twenty plays including Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Serious Money, The Skriker, Blue Heart and Far Away seen and admired all over the world.