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:

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

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