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:

Icecream
Thyestes
Seven Jewish Children
Cloud Nine
Air
Mad Forest
Ding Dong the Wicked
Seagulls
Bliss
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
Hotel
Pigs and Dogs
This is a Chair
Far Away
A Number
Blue Heart
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
A Dream Play
Traps
Abortive
The After-Dinner Joke
Three More Sleepless Nights
Tickets are Now On Sale
Hot Fudge
Caryl Churchill Plays: Five
War and Peace Gaza Piece
Lovesick
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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