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Androcles and the Lion

Androcles and the Lion is a play written by George Bernard Shaw. It is has themes of martyrdom and persecution which are portrayed through the vehicle of comedy which is so often used. In the play, Shaw uses slapstick humour, verbal wit and physical humour to portray his themes.

A version was published written using the Shavian alphabet (1962 Penguin Books, London).

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