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Other spaces: Arcola Tent (2 Ashwin Street)
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From20th November 2019
Opened25th November 2019
To21st December 2019
WhenMon-Sat 20:00. Sat Mat 15:00. Nov 25 at 19:00
What is currently on at Arcola (V1422226940)


A young man moves to the big city with dreams of becoming a writer. But in this unforgiving metropolis, friends are scarce and jobs are even scarcer. Once hunger rocks the core of his reality, how can his youthful spirit - and his sanity - survive? Hunger is Nobel Prize winner Knut Hamsun's groundbreaking tale about a mind on the margins, and our universal yearning for connection.
Book by Knut Hamsun
Adapted by Amanda Lomas

Archive :: production:T903779953, play:S367257136, venue:V1422226940

Production details

Based on his own early experiences of poverty prior to becoming Norway's most celebrated novelist, Hamsun's story revolutionised the psychological novel and influenced writers from Franz Kafka to Ernest Hemingway. Studio 2

Special Performances

  • 7 Dec 19 Relaxed
  • 12 Dec 19 Relaxed
  • 16 Dec 19 Relaxed
  • 21 Dec 19 Relaxed


Producer Arcola Theatre
Producer Jump Spark
Director Fay Lomas
Design Anna Kezia Williams
Lighting Rajiv Pattani
Music Lex Kosanke
Director Natasha Harrison (movement director)
Producer Ellen Spence
Stage ManagerKenzie Murray
Performer Archie Backhouse (Hans)
Performer Katie Eldred (Ylayali)
Performer Kwami Odoom (The Young Man)
Performer Jessica Tomlinson (Landlady)

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