Owners

by  Caryl Churchill

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  3m, 4f

"This play which has such deep undertones is on the surface a highly amusing folk comedy, full of brilliant observation, witty lines, a truly Dickensian zest in creating richly eccentric characters and a wealth of telling theatrical images." - Plays and Players

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This, the first stage play by the author of Cloud Nine, Top Girls, Fen, Traps, and Vinegar Tom was widely praised as signaling the arrival in the theatre of an exciting and promising talent. Set in an up and coming area of London, Owners is about a successful property developer who pursues the man she wants almost as passionately as she buys up old houses and drives out the tenants.
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"[Churchill is] one of the best playwrights now active in this country...What is remarkable is that this play which has such deep undertones is on the surface a highly amusing folk comedy, full of brilliant observation, witty lines, a truly Dickensian zest in creating richly eccentric characters and a wealth of telling theatrical images." - Plays and Players

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Caryl Churchill

Caryl Churchill was born on 3 September 1938 in London and grew up in the Lake District and in Montreal. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Downstairs, her first play written while she was still at university, was first staged in 1958 and won an award at the Sunday Times National Union of Students Drama Fe ...

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