Home was a theatre production by The National Theatre, produced in 1971, and based on a play by David Storey.

Kirsten Sørlie directed it.

Home plays out in a place that is most likely a mental hospital. The piece is part of the absurd tradition after Samuel Beckett. The National Theatre's production of Home was later broadcast by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's TV theatre division.

Home was also performed as celebration of Ella Hval's 40th anniversary as an actress October 28 1972.

Photos by Frits Solvang from the production Home can be found at Digitalt Museum.


(Objekt ID 34956)
Object type Production
Premiere October 27, 1971
Produced by The National Theatre
In collaboration with Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation's TV drama division
Based on Home by David Storey
Audience Adults
Number of events 44
Language Norwegian
Expressions Theatre
Running period October 27, 1971  
Name Role
David Storey – Playwright
Elisabeth Thams – Translation
Kirsten Sørlie – Direction
Gunnar Alme – Stage design
Per Lekang – Costume design
Aase Bye – Actor (Kathleen)
Stein Grieg Halvorsen – Actor (Jack)
Ella Hval – Actor (Marjorie)
Nils Ole Oftebro – Actor (Alfred)
Per Aabel – Actor (Harry)
Barbro Holmbring Haugen – Mask design (Damer på Nationatheatret)
Per Karlsen – Mask design (Herrer på Nationaltheatret)
Berit Tovan – Stage manager
Frits Solvang – Photo
Ingrid Valvik – Prompter
Performance dates
Navember 28, 1972NRK TV – TV-broadcast
October 28, 1972Gamle Scene – Show
June 4, 1972Store Scene at The National Stage , Bergen International Festival – visiting performance
October 27, 1971Hovedscenen – National premiere, Norway