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For the first time in the history of London's West End theater district, a play is being staged in English and French – Moliere's classic "Tartuffe," transposed into Donald Trump's United States. The comedy at the Theatre Royal Haymarket stars two television regulars from either side of the Channel – Paul Anderson in the title role as a U.S. evangelist, and Audrey Fleurot as Elmire.In the contemporary take on the 1660s play, Orgon (Sebastian Roche) is a French media tycoon in Los Angeles who falls under the spell of radical evangelist Tartuffe.Is it provocative to stage a bilingual play in Britain as it heads for the EU exit door?To play Tartuffe, Anderson wears a white linen tunic to cover up his tattoos."Tartuffe" is up at Theatre Royal Haymarket until July 28 .
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