Thumbelina was a theatre production produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre in 2001, based on the fairytale by H. C. Andersen.

Aksel-Otto Bull directed it and had adapted the text for theatre.


(Objekt ID 32199)
Object type Production
Premiere August 28, 2001
Produced by The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
In collaboration with Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre)
Based on Thumbelina by Hans Christian Andersen
Audience Children
Audience size 16104
Number of events 103
Language Norwegian
Keywords Puppetry, Performance for children, Fairytale
Running period August 28, 2001  

Thumbelina marked the 25th anniversary for puppetry production withinThe Norwegian Touring Theatre.

Lisbeth Narud won The Hedda Award 2002 in the open category for her work with the performance,with particular emphasis on puppetry design, stage design and costumes.


Aura Avis, Innholdsrik teaterhøst (literally: Theatre autumn filled with content), published 31.08.2001, found 07.11.2012,

Sceneweb on The Hedda Award 2002,, 06.11.2012,

Performance dates
February 20, 2002Oslo Nye Trikkestallen, Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre) New opening
August 28, 2001Kong Rakne, Ullensaker Kulturhus, Jessheim Opening night