Production Archive

Leeds Arts Centre has been producing four or five plays a year at the Carriageworks – and before that at the Leeds Civic Theatre – since 1945. This area of the site contains details of those productions, along with many photographs, programmes, publicity materials, set and costume designs.

If you’re looking for details of current productions, please see our What’s On listing.

Productions from 2010 to 2024

Escaped Alone

by Caryl Churchill • directed by Rachel Vernelle

May 2024 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Rope

by Patrick Hamilton • directed by Spike Marshall

November 2023 • The Carriageworks Studio

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The Moonstone

by Wilkie Collins, adapted by Robert Kauzlaric • directed by Laurie Toczek

July 2023 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Chicken Soup

by Kieran Knowles and Ray Castleton • directed by Zoe Freedman

May 2023 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Scarborough

by Fiona Evans • directed by Enya Lucas

March 2023 • The Carriageworks Studio

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The Father

by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton • directed by Rich Francis

May 2022 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Dinner

by Moira Buffini • directed by Camilla Asher

February 2022 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Now and Then

by David Campton • directed by Pam Wilson

October 2021 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Is There Anybody There?

by Neil Rathmell • directed by Camilla Asher

October 2021 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Little Women

by Peter Clapham, adapted from the novel by Louisa May Alcott • directed by Zöe Freedman

February 2020 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Rough Sleepers

by Neil Rathmell • directed by Neil Rathmell

October 2019 • The Carriageworks Studio

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The Mill on the Floss

by Helen Edmundson, adapted from the novel by George Eliot • directed by Rachel Vernelle

June 2019 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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No Exit (Huis Clos)

by Jean-Paul Satre, translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert • directed by Carrieanne Vivianette

May 2019 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Hamlet

by William Shakespeare • directed by Ken Taylor

February 2019 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Flint Street Nativity

by Tim Firth • directed by Ben Hopwood

November 2018 • The Carriageworks Studio

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The Colin Atkins Story

by Neil Rathmell • directed by Neil Rathmell

July 2018 • The Carriageworks Studio

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It’s A Miracle

by Neil Rathmell • directed by Neil Rathmell

July 2018 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Charley’s Aunt

by Brandon Thomas • directed by Dean Franklin

May 2018 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Steel Magnolias

by Robert Harling • directed by Zöe Freedman

February 2018 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Blood and Ice

by Liz Lochhead • directed by Camilla Asher

October 2017 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Unspoken

by Neil Rathmell with Trudy Stewart • directed by Trudy Stewart

July 2017 • The Carriageworks Studio

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The Rose and Crown

by J. B. Priestley • directed by Ken Taylor

April 2017 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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After Midnight – Before Dawn

by David Campton • directed by Ken Taylor

April 2017 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Weir

by Conor McPherson • directed by Ken Taylor

February 2017 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Amazing Grace

by Leo Charlton • directed by Leo Charlton

September – October 2016 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Top Girls

by Caryl Churchill • directed by Zöe Freedman

July 2016 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Macbeth

by William Shakespeare • directed by Rich Francis

April 2016 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Harvey

by Mary Chase • directed by Alan Buttery

February 2016 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Birthday Party

by Harold Pinter • directed by Ken Taylor

November 2015 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen, adapted by Jessica Swale • directed by Maria Kwater

April 2015 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Kindertransport

by Diane Samuels • directed by Rachel Vernelle

February 2015 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Comic Potential

by Alan Ayckbourn • directed by Camilla Asher

October 2014 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Oleanna

by David Mamet • directed by David Wheatley

July 2014 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Waiting for Godot

by Samuel Beckett • directed by Rich Francis

May 2014 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Money’s in the Bank

by Curth Flatow, translated by Alan Buttery • directed by Camilla Asher

February 2014 • The Carriageworks Studio

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

by Dale Wasserman, from the novel by Ken Kesey • directed by Pip Tibbetts

October 2013 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Dry Rot

by John Chapman • directed by Margaret Davey

June 2013 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Vagina Monologues

by Eve Ensler • directed by Peter Sandles

April 2013 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Visit

by Friedrich Dürrenmatt • directed by Martin Key

January – February 2013 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Duets

by Peter Quilter • directed by Robert Sherwood and David Wheatley

October 2012 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Price

by Arthur Miller • directed by Zöe Freedman

June 2012 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

by Edward Albee • directed by Amy Dutton

May 2012 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Art

by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton • directed by Rich Francis

March 2012 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Immaculate

by Oliver Lansley • directed by David Wheatley

January 2012 • The Carriageworks Studio

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The Accrington Pals

by Peter Whelan • directed by Maria Kwater

November 2011 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Girlfriend Experience

by Alecky Blythe • directed by Robert Sherwood

June – July 2011 • The Carriageworks Studio

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The Country Wife

by William Wycherley • directed by Malcolm Brown

May 2011 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Kissing Sid James

by Robert Farquhar • directed by Peter Sandles

January 2011 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Road

by Jim Cartwright • directed by Barry Green

October 2010 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Deep Blue Sea

by Terence Rattigan • directed by David Lancaster

June – July 2010 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Dresser

by Ronald Harwood • directed by Rich Francis

April 2010 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

by Tom Stoppard • directed by Pip Tibbetts

January 2010 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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