A Remarkable Person

A Remarkable Person (2016) was a theatre production by Johnsen & Johnsen produksjoner SA, based on a play by Pernille Dahl Johnsen. The production had its world premiere at Pleasance in Edinburgh, after which it has been performed more than 40 times, in Scotland, England and Santiago among other places.

Pernille Dahl Johnsen directed it.


(Objekt ID 72610)
Object type Production
Premiere August 5, 2016
Produced by Johnsen & Johnsen Produksjoner
Based on A Remarkable Person by Pernille Dahl Johnsen
Audience Adults (from 18)
Number of events 40
Language Norwegian and English
Expressions Theatre
Running period August 5, 2016  
Duration Approximately 75 minutes
Website Johnsen & Johnsen produksjoner SA

In 2018 A Remarkable Person was invited as the European representative for the 30th anniversary of the world-spanning organisation Women Playwrights International, promoting female playwrights around the world. More than 50 works from all over the world was presented during the jubilee, six of which as complete performances (the rest by reading aloud). A Remarkable Person was one of these six, and it was performed for an audience of female playwrights from 70 nations.

The English-language manuscript, A Remarkable Person, has been bought by the British theatre publisher Oberon Books, and is published in full in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Norwegian Plays, published in October 2019.


Johnsen, Pernille Dahl. E-mail, 29.08.2019

Name Role
Pernille Dahl Johnsen – Script
Pernille Dahl Johnsen – Direction
Ingvill Fossheim – Stage design
Ingvill Fossheim – Costume
Isak Eriksen Bjørn – Lighting design
Maja Bohne Johnsen – Actor
Pernille Dahl Johnsen – Actor
Nancy Mannes – Actor
Espen Østman – Actor
Ingvill Fossheim – Props
Ola Røe – Photo
Brighton Fringe May 29, 2017
Vinterlysfestivalen February 12, 2017