By Caryl Churchill
Spanning nearly ten years and embracing a striking diversity of favor and subject material, this 3rd quantity of Churchill's accumulated performs, brought through the writer, contains:
Icecream - an unsettling examine British attitudes to the USA, and vice versa
Mad Forest - Churchill's reaction to the Romanian Revolution The Skriker - a 'spellbinding' piece combining English folks stories with glossy city life
Thyestes - a 'bleakly eloquent new translation of Seneca's Roman tragedy' (Sunday Times).
Plus collaborative items combining observe and dance:
Lives of the nice Poisoners - a libretto to song via Orlando Gough and choreography through Ian Spink
A Mouthful of Birds - written with David Lan
Caryl Churchill has been hailed as 'a dramatist who needs to absolutely be among the easiest half-dozen now writing' The Times
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PAUL. I can’t meet the deadline. The chairman’s been struck by lightning. MARCIA. I’ll have to see the dentist another time, my aunt’s gone crazy. LENA. So I just stayed in all day. Part Two 9. Psychic Attack LENA (to audience). Look at the hole in its stomach. ROY. LENA. SPIRIT. The SPIRIT is seen and heard only by LENA. Breakfast time on four successive days. i. LENA sets the table. ROY comes in. ROY. So at the light he gets level again and I don’t look at him but he knows and I know that one of us is going to be in trouble because over the crossing it’s got to be single lane because there’s cars parked.
Possession DIONYSOS appears to DEREK. DEREK is possessed by PENTHEUS. DEREK. She put her foot against my side and tore out my shoulder. They broke open my ribs. 13. Baron Sunday MARCIA (to audience). In fact I am desperate. MARCIA’s basement and then DECIMA’s room in north London. In MARCIA’s basement: two chairs (A1 & A2) on either side of a table, a third chair (A3) a short way behind and to the side of one of the others. A repeat of this arrangement of tables and chair stands to the left – B1, B2, B3.
Was I really Herculine Barbin, playing by the sea, starting school at the convent, nobody doubted I was a girl. Hermaphrodite, the doctors were fascinated, how to define this body, does it fascinate you, it doesn’t fascinate me, let it die. HERCULINE. What’s the matter? Be happy. You know I love you. DEREK. Where are the girls I loved? They go on not appearing every minute, sometimes it eases, often what am I saying often it eases completely, oh it’s not like it was I can have a good – an eyelid, / the fall of a HERCULINE.