Karlsson on the Roof

Karlsson on the Roof (1971) was a theatre production by The National Stage, based on the book by Astrid Lindgren. It was staged at the theatre's main stage, Store Scene.

Karen Randers Pehrson directed it.

Helle Ottesen played the role of Karlsson.

Hilde Sophie Plau played the role of Eric.


(Objekt ID 62572)
Object type Production
Premiere September 2, 1971
Produced by The National Stage
Based on Karlsson on the Roof by Astrid Lindgren
Audience Children
Number of events 76
Language Norwegian
Expressions Performance for children , Theatre
Running period September 2, 1971  


The National Stage's repertoire database, donated by The National Stage, 24.06.2016

Contributors (18)
Name Role
Astrid Lindgren – Author
Håkon Qviller – Translation
Karen Randers-Pehrson – Direction
Thorbjørn Egner – Music
Christian Egemar – Stage design
Jannik Bonnevie – Actor (Bettan)
Ulf Borge – Actor (Pelle)
Jan Frostad – Actor (Bosse)
Gøril Haukebø – Actor (Mor)
Frank Iversen – Actor (Fille)
Arne Jacobsen – Actor (Far)
Helle Ottesen – Actor (Karlsson)
Hilde Sophie Plau – Actor (Lillebror)
Anne Semmingsen – Actor (Frk. Boch)
Bjarne Thomsen – Actor (Rulle)
Polly Elvin – Props
Chr. Løberg – Stage manager
Marit Sognnes – Prompter
Performance dates
September 2, 1971Store Scene, The National Stage – Opening night