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Greek Play 2015

We're delighted to announce that the King's Greek play 2015 will be directed by Oliver Harrington who has chosen to produce Aristophanes' Clouds.

Performances will be at the Greenwood Theatre between 11-13 February 2015.

Greek Play 2014

The Greek Play for 2014 was Aristophanes' Wasps, directed by Rosa Wicks. Dr Rosie Wyles was the Executive Director.

For more information on this performance, including a review and the programme, please see the Greek Play archive.

As part of the events connected to the King's Greek play in 2014, we hosted the panel discussion 'Does Greek drama matter now?' with Natalie Haynes, Tom Holland, Edith Hall and Rosie Wyles, and chaired by Victoria Solomonidis. This event was presented under the auspices of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union (January-June 2014), in cooperation with the Embassy of Greece and the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, UK and was held on 4 February 2014 in the Safra Theatre, King's College London. This event is available to view on YouTube.

Buy DVDs of past performances

Euripides' Helen, Euripides Hecuba, Aristophanes' Clouds and Frogs and Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus are available to purchase via Paypal or cheque (if within the UK), for further details please contact us at

Tradition of the King's Greek Play

The King's Greek Play has been an annual tradition since 1953 and it is the only production in the country to be performed every year in the original Greek.

Please take a look at the Greek Play archive for performances dating back to 1953.

Get involved

If you are interested in being part of the next Greek Play, see the numerous different ways you could become involved here.

Greek Play Archive

The Greek Play Archive gathers together information and documentation on every Greek Play performed at King's College London since its inception in 1953.


If you have any queries or comments; or if you have any information concerning previous King's Greek Plays that may be of use to us, please contact us.

Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2343
Address King’s Greek Play
Department of Classics
King’s College London
London WC2R 2LS

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