What the Butler Saw

What the Butler Saw was a theatre production by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre), produced in 1976, and based on the play by Joe Orton.

Terje Mærli directed it.

The production was performed at Centralteatret.


(Objekt ID 23303)
Object type Production
Premiere September 24, 1976
Produced by Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)
Based on What the Butler Saw by Joe Orton
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre, Farce
Running period September 24, 1976  
Contributors (18)
Name Role
Joe Orton – Playwright
Hans Heiberg – Translation
Terje Mærli – Direction
Harald Martin – Stage design
Ellen Andreassen Jensen – Costume design
Svein Sturla Hungnes – Actor (Nicholas Beckett)
Per Lillo-Stenberg – Actor (Konstabel Match)
Eva Opaker – Actor (Geraldine Barclay)
Helge Reiss – Actor (Dr. Rance)
Sissel Sellæg – Actor (Fru Prentice)
Arne Aas – Actor (Dr. Prentice)
Gerd Rellsve – Mask design
Odd Guldbrandsen – Props
Jacek Juniszewski – Stage manager
Morten Røhrt – Stage manager
Esther Reiss – Prompter
Hans E. Arntsen – Technician
Frank Johansen – Technician
Performance dates
September 24, 1976Oslo Nye Centralteatret – Opening night