The Beaux’ Stratagem

by George Farquhardirected by Ladley Pearson
February 1952
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Beaux’ Stratagem in February 1952.


BonifaceJack Lewis
CherryJoan Lake
ServantStella Ramsbottom
Thomas AimwellGeorge Barker
Francis ArcherStanley Howard
DorindaBarbara Dalley
Mrs SullenJoyce Adcock
Squire SullenColin Ibbotson
ScrubCedric Vendyback
GibbetArthur Ridley
GipsyAudrey Barker
FoigardHerbert Stead
CountrywomanBetty Pearson
Lady BountifulBetty Bagnall
HounslowBernard Walmsley
BagshotRichard Vaughan
Sir Charles FreemanD. Brian Roy
ServantMargaret Shackleton
CountrymanNeville Connor

Backstage team

DirectorLadley Pearson
Stage ManagerWalter P. Miller
Assistant Stage ManagerArthur Starkie
WardrobeCora Greaves
 Stella Ramsbottom
Auditorium ManagerErnest Greaves
Publicity ManagerJean Miller
Box Office ManagerJohn Spencer
Scenery Constructed and Painted byHazel Barford
 Elaine Cooper
 Kay Gurney
 Jack Higgins
 Lesley Starforth
 Arthur Starkie
Oboe Played byMichael Armstrong
Programme Designed byGerald Robinson

Archive documents

The following documents from the production are in the LAC archive.

Download: Programme
(596 KBytes)

Add to the archive

We’re always looking to add to our archive of past productions – if you have any other memories of The Beaux’ Stratagem, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre has also performed The Beaux’ Stratagem on another occasion, in 1974 – more details of that production can be found by following the link to its page in this archive.