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A Play, a Pie and a Pint

Liz Lochhead’s wonderful Scots translation and adaptation of Tartuffe, Moliere’s most famous comedy. It was written and first performed in 1664 at the fetes held at Versailles and was almost immediately censored by King Louis XIV. The story of an attempt, by an irreclaimable hypocrite, to destroy the domestic happiness of a citizen who, charmed by his seeming piety, has received him as a prominent guest. Read more …

The critical consensus

[A production] that Moliere himself might well have relished, for its pace, its flair, and its pure earthy hilarity.

****(*)Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman, 15/02/2019

Where and when?

A Play, a Pie and a Pint, Glasgow from Monday February 11, 2019, until Saturday February 16, 2019. More info:

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