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    About

    Written by Dominic Power & Andrew Hilton, after Molière
    Directed by Andrew Hilton

    In 2010 stf collaborated with Bristol Old Vic in a revival of Tony Harrison’s magnificent version of Molière’s The Misanthrope. Now, in this co-production with Tobacco Factory Theatres, it brings back the French comic master for the première of an even more freewheeling adaptation, this time of the most performed play in the history of French classical theatre.

    Tartuffe, Molière’s master of self-invention, is now alive and on the make in present-day London. A credulous government minister is duped into surrendering his family’s wealth – and very nearly his wife and daughter – to one of drama’s greatest conmen.

    This radical new rendering is by the stf team whose versions of The Comedy of Errors, Two Gentlemen of Verona and All’s Well That Ends Well have delighted audiences in Bristol and around the UK. It promises to be a fabulously comic counterpoint to Shakespeare’s great tragedy of credulousness and deceit to round off stf’s eighteenth spring season at Tobacco Factory Theatres.

    CAST
    Christopher Bianchi Charles Ogden
    Philip Buck Clem
    Alan Coveney Des Loyal
    Anna Elijasz Danuta
    Tina Gray Dame Pamela Ogden
    Joel Macey Daniel
    Daisy May Melissa
    Mark Meadows Tartuffe
    Saskia Portway Emma
    Kenton Thomas Val

    PRODUCTION
    Andrew Hilton Director
    Sarah Warren Designer
    John Telfer Composer
    Matthew Graham Lighting Designer

    For more on the cast of Tartuffe, read our season cast announcement.

    • AGE RECOMMENDATION14+
    • VENUE
      • PREVIEWS
      • Thu 06 – Mon 10 April£16
      • Matinées
      • Thu 20 & Thu 27 April 2.30pmFull £19 / Schools & Under 15s £12
      • Sat 2.30pm Full £19 / Schools & Under 15s £12
      • All other performances
      • Mon & Tue 7.30pm£19
      • Wed 7.30pm & Thu 8pm£21
      • Fri 8pm & Sat 7.30pm£24

    LUNCHTIME TALK
    Sat 22 April 11am – 1pm Tickets £15 (includes buffet lunch)
    Join members of the company as they discuss this production
    of Tartuffe.
    Please note that this is not an introduction to the season’s shows; we recommend that everyone attending has already seen the production.

    Business Club Members can get 2 for 1 tickets to the performances on Fri 07 April, 8pm and Thu 27 April, 8pm. Book early as this offer is subject to availability. To claim please quote your company promotion code over the phone or in person at the Box Office. Please bring proof of the company you work for.

    Start Time Details of individual show and performance times are available when you click 'Buy Tickets'.

    Reviews
    • *****

      “A scintillating interpretation of this tragi-comedy”

      Stagetalk Magazine on All’s Well That Ends Well
    • ****

      “Spot on, terrifically watchable and charismatically done”

      The Guardian on the stf/Bristol Old Vic co-production of Molière’s The Misanthrope

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