Fellow Man

Fellow Man (1963) 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 opened in Kristiansand, where two performances were given, prior to being performed at The Norwegian Theatre in Stortingsgaten.

Knut Hergel directed it. He had directed the original production of the same play at The Norwegian Theatre in 1937, and again in 1942.

Liv Ullmann played the role of Ragnhild.

Lars Tvinde played the role of Didrik. He had played the same role in the original production in 1937, and again in 1942 and in 1952.


(Objekt ID 87330)
Object type Production
Premiere January 2, 1963
Produced by The Norwegian Theatre
Based on Fellow Man by Olav Duun
Audience Adults
Audience size 14108
Number of events 24
Language Norwegian Nynorsk
Keywords Drama, Theatre
Running period January 2, 1963  


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

Det Norske Teatret 75 år (literally. The Norwegian Theatre 75 years). Oslo 1988.

Contributors (18)
Name Role
Olav Duun – Author
Olav Duun – Dramatised by
Knut Hergel – Dramatised by
Knut Hergel – Direction
Arne Walentin – Stage design
Randi Skahjem – Costume design
Helga Holdhus – Actor (Lea, halvsyster til Håkon)
Finn Kvalem – Actor (Håkon Stavsund)
Dagmar Myhrvold – Actor (Tale, mor til Håkon)
Amund Rydland – Actor (Lensmannen)
Astrid Sommer – Actor (Gamalfaster, "Kvitugla")
Jan E. Sætherø – Actor (Paul)
Asbjørn Toms – Actor (Karl Albert)
Lars Tvinde – Actor (Didrik, far til Håkon)
Liv Ullmann – Actor (Ragnhild, kona til Håkon)
Aasta Voss – Actor (Indiana, gjente hos "Kvitugla")
Kåre Wicklund – Actor (Morten, mannen til Lea)
Arpad Szemes – Stage manager
Performance dates
January 8, 1963Teaterlokalene i Stortingsgaten 16 New opening
January 2, 1963Hovedscenen i Gamle Kristiansand Teater Opening night