The Judge's Wife
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
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:

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

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