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


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'


Also by Molière:

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

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Also by Liz Lochhead:

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

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