The Spanish Fly

The Spanish Fly (1956) was a theatre production by Det Nye Teater (The New Theatre), based on the farce by Ernst Bach and Franz Arnold.

Tore Foss directed it.

Joachim Holst-Jensen played the role of Ludwig Klinke.


(Objekt ID 22916)
Object type Production
Premiere March 8, 1956
Produced by Det Nye Teater
Based on The Spanish Fly by Ernst Bach, Franz Arnold
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian Bokmål
Expressions Farce, Theatre
Running period March 8, 1956  

Requirements to venue

Blackout Yes
Name Role
Franz Arnold – Playwright
Ernst Bach – Playwright
Michael Krohn – Translation
Tore Foss – Direction
Harald Martin – Stage design
Ingeborg Guldbrandsen – Costume design
Karin Hansson – Actor (Marie, pike hos Klinke)
Knut M. Hansson – Actor (Fritz Gerlach, advokat)
Egil Hjorth-Jenssen – Actor (Gottlieb Meisel)
Joachim Holst-Jensen – Actor (Ludwig Klinke)
Turid Haaland – Actor (Emma)
Randi Nordby – Actor (Wally)
Helge Reiss – Actor (Henrik)
Thorleif Reiss – Actor (Wimmer, Emmas svoger)
Folkman Schaanning – Actor (Anton Tiedemeyer)
Eugen Skjønberg – Actor (Burwig,emmas bror)
Eva Steen – Actor (Mathilde)
Inger Teien – Actor (Paula)
Performance dates
March 8, 1956Hovedscenen – Opening night