The Spanish Fly

The Spanish Fly (1947) was a theatre production by Det Nye Teater, based on the farce by Ernst Bach and Franz Arnold.

Hans Bille directed it. He also played the role of Ludwig Klinke.


(Objekt ID 22620)
Object type Production
Premiere October 31, 1947
Produced by Det Nye Teater
Based on The Spanish Fly by Ernst Bach, Franz Arnold
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Farce, Theatre
Running period October 31, 1947  —  February 25, 1948

Requirements to venue

Blackout Yes
Name Role
Franz Arnold – Playwright
Ernst Bach – Playwright
Michael Krohn – Translation
Hans Bille – Direction
Kaare Hegle – Stage design
Gåggå Salvesen – Costume design
Haakon Arnold – Actor (Gottlieb Meisel)
Hans Bille – Actor (Ludwig Klinke, sennepsfabrikant)
Edith Mary Johanne Carlmar – Actor (Marie, pike hos Klinke)
Johannes Eckhoff – Actor (Fritz Gerlach, advokat)
Grace Grung – Actor (Emma)
Turid Haaland – Actor (Mathilde)
Britta Lech-Hanssen – Actor (Paula)
Thorleif Reiss – Actor (Wimmer, Emmas svoger)
Folkman Schaanning – Actor (Anton Tiedemeyer)
Eugen Skjønberg – Actor (Burwig, riksdagsmann, Emmas bror)
Aagot Støkken – Actor (Wally)
Andreas Aabel – Actor (Henrik)
Performance dates
October 31, 1947Hovedscenen – Opening night