The Spanish Fly

The Spanish Fly (1989) was a theatre production by Produksjonsselskapet FLUA in collaboration with ABC-teatret (The ABC Theatre), based on the farce by Franz Arnold and Ernst Bach. The production was performed at ABC-teatret prior to going on tour.

Runar Borge directed it.

Henki Kolstad played the role of Ludwig Klinke, a role he had earlier performed at The Norwegian Touring Theatre in 1974.

Kjersti Holmen played the role of Emma Klinke.

26 performances were performed on tour..

The Spanish Fly was filmed as TV theatre, and for many years, Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation sent it as a Christmas special.


(Objekt ID 51210)
Object type Production
Premiere September 14, 1989
Produced by
In collaboration with
Based on The Spanish Fly by Ernst Bach, Franz Arnold
Audience Adults
Number of events 180
Language Norwegian
Expressions Farce
Running period September 14, 1989  


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