Miseryguts
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:

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

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Also by Molière:

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

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