Peer Gynt

Peer Gynt was a theatre production by The National Theatre, produced in 1985 and based on the play by Henrik Ibsen. The production was performed at the theatre's main stage.

The director was Edith Roger, who had also directed the same play for The National Theatre in 1975.

In 1985, Peer Gynt was staged in three versions with three partly different casts, on the occasion of the opening of the restored main stage of The National Theatre after a fire in 1980.

In the first performed version, Toralv Maurstad acted the role of Peer Gynt, Wenche Foss Aase and Unni Kristin Skagestad Solveig.

In the second performed version, Svein Sturla Hungnes acted the role of Peer Gynt, Liv Dommersnes Aase and Linn Stokke Solveig.

In the third performed version, Nils Ole Oftebro acted the role of Peer Gynt, Ingerid Vardund Aase and Bente Brunvoll Solveig.


(Objekt ID 17383)
Object type Production
Premiere August 31, 1985
Produced by The National Theatre
In collaboration with Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's TV drama division
Based on Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Drama, Theatre
Running period August 31, 1985  
Website Nationaltheatret,

Requirements to venue

Blackout No
Performance dates
December 26, 1986NRK TV – TV-broadcast
September 7, 1985Hovedscenen – Opening night
September 4, 1985Hovedscenen – Opening night
August 31, 1985Hovedscenen – Opening night