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Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts
First Staged:
Broadcast on BBC Radio 3, 1971


By Caryl Churchill
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

A couple in bed discuss the effect on them of the woman's recent abortion.

Originally written for radio, Caryl Churchill's short play Abortive was originally broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 1971.

Also by Caryl Churchill:

Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?
A Dream Play
Escaped Alone
Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Blue Heart
Schreber's Nervous Illness
Ding Dong the Wicked
Love and Information
The Judge's Wife
Here We Go
Far Away
Cloud Nine
The Skriker
Hot Fudge
A Number (2015 edition)
Caryl Churchill Plays: Five
Glass. Kill. Bluebeard.
Three More Sleepless Nights
Lives of the Great Poisoners
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four
Seven Jewish Children
The After-Dinner Joke
Mad Forest
Three Short Plays
This is a Chair
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
A Number
The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution
War and Peace Gaza Piece
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
A Mouthful of Birds
Tickets are Now On Sale
Beautiful Eyes
Pigs and Dogs
Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen

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