The Spanish Fly

The Spanish Fly (1970) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, based on the farce by Franz Arnold and Ernst Bach. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

Hans Dahlin directed it.

Per Aabel played the role of Ludwig Klinke. The performance June 11 1971 marked his 40th anniversary as an actor.

The Spanish Fly was transferred to Centralteatret in 1972, when The National Theatre had to close its main stage due to work on the building's fundament, and transferred anew to Chat Noir in 1973.


(Objekt ID 40362)
Object type Production
Premiere December 26, 1970
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on The Spanish Fly by Ernst Bach, Franz Arnold
Audience Adults
Number of events 109
Language Norwegian
Expressions Farce, Theatre
Running period December 26, 1970  —  1973


Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 21.10.2014

The National Theatre, 28.08.2018,,

Performance dates
1973Chat Noir
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– New opening
Navember 2, 1972Oslo Nye Centralteatret – New opening
December 26, 1970Hovedscenen – Opening night