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Tartuffe – Theatre Royal Haymarket, London

Writer: Molière Adaptor: Christopher Hampton Director: Gérald Garutti Reviewer: Stephen Bates Even if Brexit is unstoppable, the Entente Cordiale looks set to live on, exemplified by this production of a Molière play, written in 1664, adapted by an Englishman, directed by a Frenchman, performed by French and British actors and spoken in both French and English in roughly even measures. ...

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Tartuffe- The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Writer: Moliere Adaptor: Andrew Hilton and Dominic Power Director: Andrew Hilton Reviewer: Kris Hallett Its the end of an era here in Bristol with the news that Andrew Hilton will step down at the end of the season as artistic director at Shakespeare At The Tobacco Factory. For nearly two decades he has put his venture on the map from small ...

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Tartuffe! – The West Park Church, New York

A scene from Tartuffe

Writer: Molière Adaptor: Jake Brandman Director: Beth Gardiner Reviewer: Jamie Rosler   From its energetic and in-your-face opening number, Three Day Hangover’s Tartuffe is a brilliant satire of modern politics and culture. It is also an audience-interactive drinking game and a well-crafted work of theater, so there’s something for everyone except the humorless. Tartuffe, played by Tom Schwanns, is a ...

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Tartuffe – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol

Writer: Molière Director: Ralf Togneri Reviewer: Claire Hayes First performed in Versailles in 1664, Tartuffe was banned soon afterwards by King Louis XIV because of its display of religious hypocrisy and its confusion of virtue and vice. In today’s more secular society, it’s possibly harder to take the same offence on religious grounds, but still easy to recognise the bounder ...

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The Misanthrope – Theatre Royal, Brighton

Writer: Moliere Adapter: Roger McGough Director: Gemma Bodinetz Reviewer: Bill Avenell [rating: 5] Reviewing Moliere at the Theatre Royal Brighton is child’s play. Just think of superlatives and add them to the names in the programme. Last year The English Touring Theatre production of Tartuffe was an excellent show but it will take a very good one to beat The ...

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Tartuffe – Canal Café Theatre, London

Writer: Moliere, Gutenberg Edition, new version by Sarah E. Pitard Director: Cat Robey Reviewer: Lettie Mckie [rating:2] The 17th C French play Tartuffe by Moliere is among the most famous and much loved classics in European theatre. It tells a fast paced and farcical tale about a corrupt vagrant prior brought down by his own greed and lust. Wittily revealing ...

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