Box office:
0151 709 4776
Group sales:
0151 708 3733
Book online
Site search


RSS feed

Molière, McGough and Bodinetz “a marriage made in heaven” as The Misanthrope proves a triumph

21st February 2013 The Misanthrope_Neil Caple & Colin Tierney © Robert Day

Following Tartuffe and The Hypochondriac the ‘McGoughiere’ team have done it again, with the critics declaring The Misanthrope a "darkly delicious" comedy.

"A whimsical delight" "a blast of baroque splendour" The Guardian Star 4

"Sparkling tragicomedy" "Michael Taylor’s designs are a witty interpretation of the 17th-century French style" The Telegraph Star 4

“A bonbon dipped in pretty poison” "McGough’s text is stuffed with jaunty couplets and cheeky rhymes" The Times Star 4

"The production fizzes with fun" "The entire cast is superb" Liverpool Post Star 5

"Sharp and stylish" "[Colin Tierney's] blissful and immaculately-timed comic performance" Liverpool ECHO 9/10

The Misanthrope_Daniel Goode & Colin Tierney

"Roger McGough’s often silly, always brilliant, thought-provoking verse" “a marriage made in heaven” Seven Streets

“The French connection gets even stronger with their third collaboration - a witty, insightful and impeccably staged” The Stage

"Delightful" What's On Stage Star 4

“Laugh out loud comedy moments” "first class" Liverpool Live

The Misanthrope_Leander Deeny, Zara Tempest-Walters & George Potts © Robert Day

"A highly engaging, comedic and energetic piece of theatre with some great performances" The Public Reviews Star 4

"Brilliant, witty and fun" Tierney gives a commanding performance as the revered Alceste" Click Liverpool 9.5/10

"The rhymes employed by Roger McGough sometimes take one’s breath away" "With Gemma Bodinetz at the helm this play is everything a theatergoer could hope for – brilliant acting, lines, and wit" Theatreworld

The Misanthrope_Simon Coates, Alison Partgeter & Colin Tierney © Robert Day

Back to list…

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign up for newsletters
Back to list

More Information

For more information on The Misanthrope and to book tickets click here.

Web design by
Mando Group