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Molière, France's most illustrious playwright still immortal after four centuries • FRANCE 24

FRANCE24, 13 Jan 2022
When the French refer to their native tongue, they say it is the "language of #Molière", and as he turns 400 this week he remains as central to their #culture as Shakespeare is to the English-speaking world. On January 15, the venerable French Comédie-Française #theatre will celebrate the 17th-century dramatist by recreating "#Tartuffe", the play that outraged the Catholic church and almost ended his career.

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