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:

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

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