Tartuffe

Cast: 4f 5m

Staging: Single interior set

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

Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe
First Staged:
Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, 1986

Tartuffe

By Molière Adapted by Liz Lochhead
Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe

A rollicking Scots version of Molière's comic masterpiece Tartuffe.

Translated into an energetic Scots, Lochhead brings out Molière's mix of political satire and black comedy as the religious hypocrite, Tartuffe, worms his way into Orgon's household.

Liz Lochhead's version of Tartuffe was first performed in January 1986 at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh.

Press Quotes

'A complete theatrical winner, a brilliant blend of traditional lowland Scots, contemporary Glasgow patter and lethally sophisticated female wit'

Guardian

Cast: 4f 5m

Staging:Single interior set

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

Published in volume Miseryguts & Tartuffe

Also by Molière:

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

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Also by Liz Lochhead:

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

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