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:

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

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