Orgon is the man who has everything. Money, power, a beautiful home and family. But lately he’s been questioning the point of it all. When he invites the irresistible Tartuffe into his seemingly perfect household, he unleashes a whirlwind of deception and seduction that threatens everything.
With Orgon under Tartuffe's spell, can his family outwit this charismatic trickster? Are Tartuffe's wild claims truth or fiction? This mysterious stranger may not be quite the villain he appears.
John Donnelly's Moliere update features strong comic performances but lacks satirical bite
Everyone in the household is either vacuous or venal or both
In John Donnelly’s new translation, the great comedy is less about religion and more a sharply characterised study of bourgeois guilt
Denis O'Hare stars in John Donnelly's lively new version of Molière's classic
This subversive Molière update is more talky than lol-worthy
Molière farce is pressingly current with political anger and topical gags
Blanche McIntyre’s production is a radical departure from the play we thought we knew
Tartuffe that brings down the elite in style