Caryl Churchill Plays: Four (NHB Modern Plays) by Caryl Churchill
By Caryl Churchill
The fourth quantity of the gathered performs of 1 of the easiest playwrights alive.
Written over a interval of ten years and evincing a rare variety of subject matters and methods, this fourth quantity of Caryl Churchill's amassed performs confirms her status as a playwright who's 'amongst the easiest half-dozen now writing' (The Times).
This quantity includes:
This is a Chair Blue Heart
Far Away A Number
Drunk adequate to claim i admire You? A Dream Play
'Lasts lower than an hour yet packs in additional emotion, rules, and disconcerting strangeness, than many dramatists deal with in part dozen dramas' - Daily Telegraph on 'A Number'
'Leaves you feeling either chilled and scalded...outstanding' - Sunday occasions on 'A Number'
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