The Doctor In Spite of Himself

The Doctor In Spite of Himself

The rarest play by Moliere presented alternately in English and French.

Overview

produced in association with The Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle and The Young Vic theatre workshop, at The Drayton Arms Theatre

The Doctor in spite of himself is here in the UK, one of the least produced of Moliere’s plays, when comparing to The Misanthrope, Tartuffe or The Hypocondriac. Sganarelle makes life a living hell for his wife. He spends all their money in books and drinks to the point of beating her up. To avenge herself, she makes believe her husband is a doctor but who would only work after being beaten up. And against all odds, this doctor, in spite of himself, performs miracles.

– The Doctor in spite of himself (in English)
From the 29th of June to the 16th of July 2016

– Le Medecin malgre lui (in French)
13th, 14th, 15th of May and 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July 2015
And from the 29th of June to the 16th of July 2016

Date & time

Show ended
Wed 29 Jun - Sat 16 Jul, Tue - Sat, 8pm.*

*Check website for details
Runtime: 1 hr 15 mins

Venue

153 Old Brompton Rd SW5 0LJ London, UK · Get Directions

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