Miseryguts
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe
First Staged:
Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, 2002

Miseryguts

By Liz Lochhead Original author Molière
Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe

A Scots version of Molière's play Le Misanthrope, by 'Scotland's greatest living dramatist' Scotland on Sunday.

Miseryguts is a bitter comedy about a worldly sophisticate who cannot help telling uncomfortable truths about his fellow men – and women, with one of whom, despite himself, he is deeply and painfully in love.

In this Scots version of Molière's play, Liz Lochhead transposes the action of the play into the world of media and politics in 21st-century, devolved Scotland, allowing for a rich seam of contemporary satire.

Miseryguts was first performed in March 2002 at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh.

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'Scotland's greatest living dramatist'

Scotland on Sunday

Also by Liz Lochhead:

Cuba
Medea (Theatre Babel version)
Thon Man Molière
Dracula (stage version)
Good Things
Liz Lochhead: Five Plays
Educating Agnes
Thebans
Miseryguts & Tartuffe
Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off
Blood and Ice
Perfect Days
Quelques Fleurs
Tartuffe

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Also by Molière:

The Miser
Scapino
Tartuffe (Drama Classics)
The Learned Ladies
Don Juan
The Misanthrope
The Hypochondriac
Tartuffe

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