Miseryguts

Cast: 3f 5m

Staging: 3 interior locations

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

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

Cast: 3f 5m

Staging:3 interior locations

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe

Also by Liz Lochhead:

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

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Also by Molière:

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

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