Love for Love

by William Congrevedirected by Margaret Shackleton
December 1961
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed Love for Love in December 1961.

Production photos

These photographs were taken during the production.


Valentine, in love with AngelicaGerry Armytage
Jeremy, servant to ValentineTerry Hawkin
Scandal, friend to ValentineLen Sheldon
Trapland, a scrivenerEric Parker
Snap, an officerMalcolm Wilson
Steward to Sir SampsonEdward Lakeland
Tattle, a vain BeauGordon Caleb
Mrs Frail, sister to Mrs ForesightJoyce Adcock
Foresight, an astrologerJack Clark
ServantRobin Spencer
Nurse to Miss PrueMaureen Rutter
Angelica, niece to ForesightWendy Terry
Jenny, servant to AngelicaAngela Palmer
Sir Sampson Legend, father to Valentine and BenStanley Smith
Mrs Foresight, second wife to ForesightOlive Richardson
Miss Prue, daughter to Foresight by his first wifeJanet Brown
Ben, a sailorJack Lewis
Buckram, a lawyerEdward Lakeland
ServantsSylvia Brayshay
 Clare Cheetham
 Erica Burton
 Pat Gore

Backstage team

DirectorMargaret Shackleton
Settings byElaine Cooper
 Robin Spencer
Set Built byRay Spurgeon
 George Westmoreland
Stage ManagerJohn Lawson
Ladies Costumes Designed byGerry Armytage
Made byJoyce Adcock
 June Stonehouse
 Aileen Tillotson
 Betty Triggs
 Doreen Parker
 May McAndrew
PropertiesBarbara Musson
LightingGeoff Mitchell
MusicLaura White
 Philip Rhodes
 Jean Perkins
EditorDorothy Kyne
PrompterWendy Brooke
 Monica Sheldon
Auditorium ManagersColin Belford
 John Pemberton
Box Office ManagersCora Greaves
 Ernest Greaves

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
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