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:

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

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