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The Choreographic Archive of Siobhan Davies Dance

Title: Caryl Churchill

Work: Profile

Summary

Caryl Churchill has written extensively for stage, television and radio. Her first professional production, Owners (1971), was shown at the Royal Court Theatre, which went on to present Objections to Sex and Violence (1975), Taps (1977), Three More Sleepless Nights (1980), Top Girls (1982/3) and Serious Money (1987). There followed the double bill of Ice Cream and Hot Fudge (1989), This is a Chair (1997), Far Away (2001/2) and A Number (2002). For Joint Stock she wrote A Light Shinning in Buckinghamshire (1975), Cloud Nine (1977), Fen (1984) and (with David Lan) A Mouthful of Birds (1986). She has also written for the Royal Shakespeare Company (Softcops, 1984) and the National Theatre (The Striker, 1994) and collaborated twice with Second Stride in productions combining music dance and spoken text: Lives of great Poisoners (1991) and Hotel (1997). Churchill has won two Obie Awards for Cloud Nine (1982) and Top Girls (1983), as well as the Hollywood Dramalogues Critics' Award for Cloud Nine and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award in 1984 and 1987. Serious Money won the Olivier Award for Best Play of 1987 and The Evening Standard Award for best Comedy and the Plays and Players Award.

Analysis

Davies collaborations include:
2002 - Plants and Ghosts

Caryl Churchill

  • Series Title: Profile
  • Title: Caryl Churchill
  • Summary: Caryl Churchill has written extensively for stage, television and radio. Her first professional production, Owners (1971), was shown at the Royal Court Theatre, which went on to present Objections to Sex and Violence (1975), Taps (1977), Three More Sleepless Nights (1980), Top Girls (1982/3) and Serious Money (1987). There followed the double bill of Ice Cream and Hot Fudge (1989), This is a Chair (1997), Far Away (2001/2) and A Number (2002). For Joint Stock she wrote A Light Shinning in Buckinghamshire (1975), Cloud Nine (1977), Fen (1984) and (with David Lan) A Mouthful of Birds (1986). She has also written for the Royal Shakespeare Company (Softcops, 1984) and the National Theatre (The Striker, 1994) and collaborated twice with Second Stride in productions combining music dance and spoken text: Lives of great Poisoners (1991) and Hotel (1997). Churchill has won two Obie Awards for Cloud Nine (1982) and Top Girls (1983), as well as the Hollywood Dramalogues Critics' Award for Cloud Nine and the Susan Smith Blackburn Award in 1984 and 1987. Serious Money won the Olivier Award for Best Play of 1987 and The Evening Standard Award for best Comedy and the Plays and Players Award.
  • Analysis: Davies collaborations include: 2002 - Plants and Ghosts
  • Publisher: SDR
  • Production Date - SDDO: 2010-08-25
  • Media type: Profile
  • Word Count: 0
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  • Permanenent URL: http://siobhandaviesarchive.com/record/2892