Gjete kongens harer* (Herding the king's hares)

Gjete kongens harer* (Herding the king's hares) (1976) was a theatre production by Rogaland Theatre in collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre. The production was based on a comedy for children by Peder W. Cappelen, in turn loosely based on the fairytale collected and written down by Asbjørnsen og Moe

Ragnhild Hiorthøy directed it.

The Norwegian Touring Theatre's tour consisted of twelve performances.

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


(Objekt ID 83543)
Object type Production
Premiere September 30, 1976
Produced by Rogaland Theatre
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Gjete kongens harer* (Herding the king's hares) by Peder W. Cappelen; Gjete kongens harer* (Herding the king's hares) by Jørgen Moe, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
Audience Children
Audience size 2105
Number of events 19
Language Norwegian
Expressions Performance for children , Theatre
Running period September 30, 1976  


The National Library of Norway, information transferred to Sceneweb 02.05.2018

Bang-Hansen, Kjetil (ed) et al: Det lille teater: Rogaland Teater 30 år (literally: The small theatre: Rogaland Theatre 30 years), Dreyer Forlag, Stavanger 1977

Rogaland Theatre's repertoire archive, donated by Rogaland Theatre, 24.01.2018

Name Role
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen – Author
Jørgen Moe – Author
Peder W. Cappelen – Playwright
Ragnhild Hiorthøy – Direction
Håkon Berge – Music
Helge Hoff Monsen – Stage design
Helge Hoff Monsen – Costume design
Bente Brunvoll – Actor
Gudrun Bråten – Actor
Ketil Egge – Actor
Håvard Knoph – Actor
Arne Knutsen – Actor
Håkan Hede – Makeup
Aud Mortensen – Makeup
Kirsten Tangen Vaage – Props
Håvard Knoph – Stage manager
Mia Berner – Prompter
Performance dates
September 30, 1976 – Opening night