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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - Department of Journalism Media and Communication rorId


The purpose of this survey is to see how theatre habits interplay with different leisure-time activities and other media habits. To investigate this the audience of three performances of the play ´Nicholas Nickleby´ were asked to fill in a questionnaire handled over at the entrance. The questions dealt with paper reading; preferences of TV-programs; book reading habits; activities during the last 12 months; theatre visits during the last 12 months; theatres visited; theatrical form preferred. There were also a number of questions concerning the respondent´s background.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Audience of 'Nicholas Nickleby' at Göteborg municipal theatre

Time period(s) investigated

1990-12-07 – 1990-12-09



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1990-12-07 – 1990-12-09
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Göteborg

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Topic and keywords

Research area

Cultural activities and participation (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)


Garberg, K., & Hellquist, M. (1991) Fritiden som livsstil : en studie av publiken på Nicholas Nickleby vid Göteborgs Stadsteater. Göteborg: Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Published: 1992-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06