Fellow Man

Fellow Man (1942) was a theatre production by The Norwegian Theatre, based on the novel by Olav Duun, in a theatrical adaption by Olav Duun and Knut Hergel. The production was performed in the facilities The Norwegian Theatre used at the time, in St. Olavs Plass.

Knut Hergel directed it. He had directed the original production of the same play in 1937.

Ragnhild Hald played the role of Ragnhild. She had interpreted the same role in the original production.

Lars Tvinde played the role of Didrik. He had interpreted the same role in the original production.

Dagmar Myrvold played the role of Tale. She had interpreted the same role in the original production in 1937. The 1942 production marked her 25th anniversary as an actress.


(Objekt ID 77467)
Object type Production
Premiere February 11, 1942
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
Based on Fellow Man by Olav Duun
Audience Adults
Number of events 35
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Expressions Theatre, Drama, 2nd World War
Running period February 11, 1942  

Requirements to venue

Blackout No


Repertoire at The Norwegian Theatre 1913-2014. Transferred to Sceneweb 08.09.2015.

Det Norske Teatret femti år (literally. The Norwegian Theatre 50 years). Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1963.

Name Role
Olav Duun – Playwright
Olav Duun – Dramatised by
Knut Hergel – Dramatised by
Knut Hergel – Direction
Arne Walentin – Stage design
Helge Essmar – Actor (Lensmannen)
Ragnhild Hald – Actor (Ragnhild, kona til Haakon)
Dagmar Myhrvold – Actor (Tale, mora til Haakon)
Johan Norlund – Actor (Haakon Stavsund)
Pehr Qværnstrøm – Actor (Karl Albert)
Astrid Sommer – Actor (Gamlefaster, "Kvitugla")
Alf Sommer – Actor (Morten)
Lars Tvinde – Actor (Didrik, far til Haakon)
Åsta Voss – Actor (Indiana, gjente hos "Kvitugla")
Kåre Wicklund – Actor (Paul)
Dagmar Duun Engebrett – Shadow play (Lea, halvsyster til Haakon)
Other participants
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