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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:

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

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