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:

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

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