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Socrates and his Clouds


  • Playwright

    William Lyons 

  • Setting

    Ancient Athens

  • Synopsis

    A comedy of ideas, in the tradition of Aristophanes, in which an indebted father decides to send his son to Socrates' Academy so that he may learn to talk himself out of trouble.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Notes

    Chorus also plays roles of Student, Reason, Persuasion and Pandora

Original Production

Original Cast  
Socrates Alexander Andreou
Strepsiades Paul Hutton
Phidippides Jack Montgomery
Chorus Riana Athanasiou
Chorus Lucyelle Cliffe
Chorus Rahil Liapopoulou
Production Team  
Director Melina Theocharidou
Designer Katerina Angelopoulou
Lighting Designer Karolina Spyrou
Choreographer Sandra Maturana
Composer Olivios Karaolides
Vocal Coach Constantine Andronikou
Assistant Director Ruth Mariner
Assistant Designer Ariadne Kritonos
Associate Producer Sofia Apospori
Associate Producer Jennifer Winder-Baggot
Associate Producer Mara Lockowandt
Associate Producer Lucy Pattison
Stage Manager Nathalie Gunzle
Poster and Programme Design Nastazia Lampropoulou
Casting Director Constantine Andronikou

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    William Lyons

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the published play script.