Mandy Actors UK

Play directory : The Hypochondriac

Welcome to the Mandy Actors UK Plays Directory.

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other Mandy Actors UK members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Moliere
  • Written
    1673
  • Setting
    Argan's house, France
  • Overview
    Le Malade imaginaire (roughly The Hypochondriac or The Imaginary Invalid) is a play and the last work by Molière.

    The play is about a hypochondriac miser, Argan, who imagines himself sick when he is in fact not. He dutifully sticks to any instructions given to him by his doctor. His doctors milk his hypochondria for all its worth, this eventually leads to their demise.
  • Play
    Download the text for free from Project Gutenberg here: The Hypochondriac