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

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