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:

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

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