The Swedish Academy, when it conferred the Nobel Prize for Literature on Dario Fo, motivated thus its choice: “Dario Fo… who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden… He if anyone merits the epithet of jester in the true meaning of that word. With a blend of laughter and gravity he opens our eyes to abuses and injustices in society.”

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Date: Friday, September 17, 2010

Opening times: 7pm

Venue: Italian Cultural Institute London

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