Posts Tagged ‘Churchill’

Escaped Alone

Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone is a play you feel rather than rationalise.  Half of the dialogue exists as fragments of the conversation in a back garden between four women, pared back and distilled to the essence of the four viewpoints.  And why not? Who ever remembers every word an actor speaks?  Mixing humour and lightness… Continue Reading →

The Skriker

Long after the Manchester International Festival has ended, its spirit lives on in the Royal Exchange’s production of Carly Churchill’s Skriker, starring Maxine Peake.  In a recent Guardian interview she described the themes as ‘Femininity, womanhood and motherhood being tied together by Mother Earth.’  These themes are the strong links that hold this production together.  And… Continue Reading →