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.

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


Also by Molière:

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

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Also by Liz Lochhead:

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

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