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:

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

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