Aristophanes’ ‘Clouds’ in London next March

Thanks to Lizzie Sandis for this notice:

flytheatre presents
a dazzling new musical comedy

Tuesday 24th – Saturday 28th March 2009
At The Bridewell Theatre, Fleet Street, London

Evening performances at 7pm
Matinee Thursday March 26th at 3.45pm


Idiotic bumpkin Strepsiades has a problem – he’s in terrible debt and his creditors are about to crunch. Only Socrates (philosopher, teacher, madman) can help.

Following last year’s hugely successful premiere, Clouds is back in London for one week only
Don’t miss this chance to see Aristophanes at his absurd best!

Follow this link for more information:

Special prices for Schools:
Tickets for schools (including for teachers) are priced at £8.50 each.
School groups can book tickets now via our group sales line:
Call 01568 613823 or email

Please note: this production contains strong language and sexual references.
(It is Aristophanes after all!)

EDUCATION PROGRAMME in association with the Oxford University Classics Outreach Programme

An education pack will shortly be available to download (free of charge) from the Clouds website: The pack will contain articles and essays by experts in Aristophanes, as well as notes on flytheatre’s adaptation of Clouds and ideas for follow-up lessons.

Pre-show Talks
There will be free pre-show talks on Aristophanes and ancient Greek theatre before the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening performances and the Thursday matinee.

Our in-school workshops can be tailored to your requirements and complement important modules in the Classical Civilisation, Drama, Theatre Studies and Ancient History syllabuses. More details will be available here soon and you can contact our Education Officer to make enquiries.

For more information on any of these events, or to enquire about a workshop, please contact our Education Officer, Simon Andrews, at

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