Englebarn og jævelonga* (Angel Children and Devil Brats)

Englebarn og jævelonga* (Angel Children and Devil Brats) (1985) was a cabaret theatre production by The Arctic Theatre, the world premiere of a cabaret about childhood, with texts by Ingeborg Eliassen, Ragnar Olsen and Hans Sande. The premiere took place in Harstad during Arctic Arts Festival 1985.

Ola Moum directed it.

According to The Arctic Theatre, Englebarn og jævelonga was about "the many sides of childhood - and the adults' reactions to these". The texts were written as part of a three-year playwright education program, administrated by The Arctic Theatre, The Northern Norwegian Writers' Union, HATS (Hålogaland Amateur Theatre Society) and Arctic Arts Festival.

*Not yet translated into the English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.


(Objekt ID 71711)
Object type Production
Premiere 1985
Produced by The Arctic Theatre
Language Norwegian dialect
Expressions Cabaret
Running period 1985  
Website Hålogaland Teater


The Arctic Theatre, halogalandteater.no, 22.06.2017, http://halogalandteater.no/produksjon/englebarn-og-jaevelonga

Eilertsen, Jens Harald: Polare scener. Nordnorsk teaterhistorie 1971-2000 (literally: Arctic stages. Northern Norwegian theatre history 1971-2000), published by Orkana forlag 2005

Name Role
Ingeborg Eliassen – Playwright
Ragnar Olsen – Playwright
Hans Sande – Playwright
Ola Moum – Direction
Carsten Andersen – Stage design
Hilde Skancke Pedersen – Costume design
Stig Amdam – Actor
Trond Peter Stamsø Munch – Actor
Turi Tarjem – Actor
Jon Andreassen – Musician
Knut Johannessen – Musician
Sverre Kjelsberg – Musician
Inge Kolsvik – Musician
Performance dates
1985 – Worldwide premiere