Theatre, 1939

The Hangman/ The Golden Chariot

Bergman staged this, his second play, exactly one year after his debut in April 1938 of Outward Bound.

'It's actually a damn shady play.'
Ingmar Bergman

About the production

The purpose of this production was to offer serious drama during Silent Week and to present a repertory not offered by the large professional theatres in Stockholm.


  • The Ingmar Bergman Archives.


  • Doris Rönnqvist, Mrs Lyders (The Golden Chariot)
  • Inga Nicklasson, Petrine (The Golden Chariot)
  • Curt Edgard, William Beck (The Golden Chariot)
  • Cai Winter, Colonel Toll (The Hangman)
  • Barbro Hiort af Ornäs, Maria (The Hangman)
  • Axel E. Bentzonich , Author "The Hangman"
  • Runar Schildt, Author "The Golden Chariot"
  • Ingmar Bergman, Director