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"A Number" is a 2002 play by English playwright Caryl Churchill which addresses the subject of human cloning and identity, especially nature versus nurture. The story, set in the near future, is structured around the conflict between a father and his sons – two of whom are clones of the first one.


"A Number" is a 2008 drama film written by Caryl Churchill and directed by James MacDonald.


  1. A Number is a 2005 theater production of the play by Caryl Churchill.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Play nomination for Joy Zinoman
      • The Robert Prosky Award for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play nomination for Tom Story
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Resident Play nomination for Studio Theatre
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Play, received by Joy Zinoman
  2. A Number is a 2002 theater production of the play by Caryl Churchill.
    • award: - Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor nomination for Michael Gambon
  3. A Number is a 2004-2005 theater production of the play by Caryl Churchill.

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Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

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A number is aid to measure another number, 'hen it is contained in that other number a certain number os times, or when it divides that other number without any remainder. Thus, 3 measures 6, 9, or '2. 5. An even number is that which is ...

Google previewJunior School Dictionary (2002)

by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty

your telephone number 3 a quantity, total or amount: the number of kids in our class 4 a large quantity: A number of spectators were injured. 6 a song played during a concert: The band played the next number. number verb 7 to give a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Units (2013)

Including dimensionless numbers and scales by H. G. Jerrard

A number used in magnetohydrodynamics to indicate the relative magnitudes of convection and diffusion of the magnetic field.

Google previewThe Math Encyclopedia of Smarandache type Notions

Vol. I. Number Theory by Marius Coman

The Smarandache pseudo-primes sequences144 The pseudo-primes of first kind sequence: Definition: A number is pseudo-prime of first kind if some permutation of its digits is a prime number, including the identity permutation. The first ...

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Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles...respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law...or, in a word justice. (Max Nordau)
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