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Tartuffe
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

Also by Molière:

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

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Also by Liz Lochhead:

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

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