Be warned that I do not withhold plot details in my reviews.
God is in the dock in Auschwitz, accused of breaking his covenant with the Jews, in Frank Cottrell Boyce‘s play, a coproduction by Hat Trick Productions and WGBH Boston for BBC Scotland. God on Trial was broadcast on BBC2 on September 3rd, 2008. The prosecutor shows no mercy, and the legal arguments are about as sound as Boyce, a Catholic, and two Rabbis who acted as consultants could make them. I’ve already discussed Boyce’s comments on how this play affected his faith in God in another article.