Ibsen Character Names

Speaker is a student at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Part 1 of the Ibsen sound files has the spoken character names from Ghosts, A Doll's House, Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, and Hedda Gabler.


Speaker is a student at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Part 2 of the Ibsen sound files has the spoken character names from Peer Gynt, Pillars of Society, and John Gabriel Borkman.

NAMES AND TERMS FROM IBSEN’S PLAYS
RECORDED BY LISE OLSEN

Read by Ida Kolsto, an Oslo native who attended Romerike Folk High School and LIPA, graduating in 2001. Roles include La Braukman in The Conquest of the South Pole, Joanne in Company, Dorine in Tartuffe, Emily in Our Town, and others. At the time of this recording, she was studying for a postgraduate degree in film directing.

GHOSTS (1881)
Mrs. Alving
Oswald Alving
Pastor Manders
Engstrand
Regine Engstrand

A DOLL’S HOUSE (1897)
Torvald Helmer
Nora
Dr. Rank
Mrs. Linde
Nils Krogstad
Anne Marie
Helen

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (1882)
Dr. Thomas Stockmann
Mrs. Stockmann
Petra
Eilif
Morten
Peter Stockmann
Morten Kiil
Hovstad
Billing
Horster
Aslaksen

THE WILD DUCK (1884)
Haakon Werle
Gregers Werle
Old Ekdal
Hjalmar Ekdal
Gine Ekdal
Hedvig
Mrs Sorby (Soerby)
Relling
Molvik
Graberg
Jensen

HEDDA GABLER (1880)
Jorgen Tesman
Hedda Tesman
Miss Juliana Tesman
Mrs.Elvsted
Judge Brack
Eilert Lovborg(Loevborg)
Bertha

FROM THE SECOND AUDIO SAMPLE****

Read by Hakon Moe
Hakon graduated from the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts in 2001. Hakon studied at Romerike Folk High School before coming to the UK. Roles in the UK included the title role in Henry IV, Caliban in The Tempest, and Lopakhin in The Cherry Orchard. A keen instrumentalist, he MD’s The Edinburgh Festival five-star production of Falsettoland, which also won the Cameron Mackintosh Award for Musical Theatre.

PEER GYNT (1867)
Aase
Peer Gynt
Aslak
Solveig
Helga
Ingrid
Kari
Anitra
Gudbrand Glesne
Rasmus Gynt
Mads Moen

Places:
Gjendin
Lunde
Heggstad
Hallingskarv
Galdhoepiggen
Haarteig
Dovre
Valfjeld

THE PILLARS OF SOCIETY(1875-1877)
Karsten Bernick
Berrt
Olaf
Martha
Johan Toennessen
Lona Hessel
Hilmar Toennessen
Roerlund
Rummel
Vigeland
Sandstad
Dina Dorf
Krap
Aune
Holt
Lynge

JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN (1896)
John Gabriel Borkman
Gunhild Borkman
Erhart Borkman
Ella Rentheim
Fanny Wilton
Wildhelm Foldal
Frida Foldal
Hinkels