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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:

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

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