The Judge's Wife
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts
First Staged:
Broadcast on BBC 2, 1972

The Judge's Wife

By Caryl Churchill
Published in volume Caryl Churchill: Shorts

A short play about justice and retribution, first seen as a BBC television drama.

When a Judge passes a harsh sentence on a young man, he sets in train a series of events that call into question his ultimate purpose: was he a reactionary, or a revolutionary?

Originally written for television, Caryl Churchill's The Judge's Wife was first broadcast on BBC 2 in October 1972.

Also by Caryl Churchill:

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

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