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 1970 to 1979

The Changeling

by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley • directed by Malcolm Brown

December 1979 • The Civic Theatre

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All My Sons

by Arthur Miller • directed by Gordon Carlin

September 1979 • The Civic Theatre

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Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

by Oscar Wilde, adapted by Constance Cox • directed by Roger Cook

June 1979 • The Civic Theatre

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The Chiltern Hundreds

by William Douglas Home • directed by Dennis Stevenson

March 1979 • The Civic Theatre

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Saturday, Sunday, Monday

by Eduardo De Filippo, translated by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall • directed by Sydney Irving

February 1979 • The Civic Theatre

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Richard III

by William Shakespeare • directed by Malcolm Brown

December 1978 • The Civic Theatre

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The Miser

by Molière, translated and adapted by Miles Malleson • directed by Nina Goldthorpe

October 1978 • The Civic Theatre

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Any More For Tennis?

by David Carrack • directed by George Westmoreland

June 1978 • The Civic Theatre

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Rookery Nook

by Ben Travers • directed by Stan Smith

April 1978 • The Civic Theatre

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The Importance of Being Earnest

by Oscar Wilde • directed by Margaret Rhodes

February 1978 • The Civic Theatre

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Doctor Faustus

by Christopher Marlowe • directed by Malcolm Brown

December 1977 • The Civic Theatre

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Barefoot in the Park

by Neil Simon • directed by Dennis Stevenson

September – October 1977 • The Civic Theatre

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The Firstborn

by Christopher Fry • directed by Malcolm Brown

June – July 1977 • The Civic Theatre

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When We Are Married

by J. B. Priestley • directed by Nina Goldthorpe

May 1977 • The Civic Theatre

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The Rivals

by R. B. Sheridan • directed by Margaret Rhodes

February 1977 • The Civic Theatre

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Relatively Speaking

by Alan Ayckbourn • directed by Roger Cook

December 1976 • The Civic Theatre

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The Crucible

by Arthur Miller • directed by Tony Nelson

October 1976 • The Civic Theatre

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Arsenic and Old Lace

by Joseph Kesselring • directed by George Westmoreland

June – July 1976 • The Civic Theatre

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Anyone For Tennis?

by David Carrack • directed by Margaret Rhodes

May 1976 • The Civic Theatre

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Arms and the Man

by George Bernard Shaw • directed by Ray Spurgeon

January 1976 • The Civic Theatre

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Enter a Free Man

by Tom Stoppard • directed by Nina Goldthorpe

December 1975 • The Civic Theatre

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The Merchant of Venice

by William Shakespeare • directed by Malcolm Brown

October 1975 • The Civic Theatre

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Cromwell

by David Storey • directed by Norman Thackwray

June 1975 • The Civic Theatre

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Easter Eggstravaganza

by Joyce Adcock and Gordon Caleb • directed by Tony Nelson, Margaret Rhodes and Dennis Stevenson

April 1975 • The Civic Theatre

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Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare • directed by Margaret Rhodes

February 1975 • The Civic Theatre

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Hay Fever

by Noël Coward • directed by Nina Goldthorpe

November 1974 • The Civic Theatre

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The Beaux’ Stratagem

by George Farquhar • directed by Malcolm Brown

October 1974 • The Civic Theatre

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Trelawny

by Julian Slade and Aubrey Woods • directed by Margaret Rhodes

June 1974 • The Civic Theatre

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Vivat! Vivat, Regina!

by Robert Bolt • directed by Malcolm Brown

April – May 1974 • The Civic Theatre

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Local Colour

by Sydney Irving and Peter Hawkins • directed by Sydney Irving

January – February 1974 • The Civic Theatre

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The National Health

by Peter Nichols • directed by Sydney Irving

December 1973 • The Civic Theatre

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Cat Among the Pigeons

by Georges Feydeau • directed by Margaret Rhodes

October 1973 • The Civic Theatre

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Roots

by Arnold Wesker • directed by Norman Thackwray

June 1973 • The Civic Theatre

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1066 and All That

by W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman • directed by Tony Nelson

May 1973 • The Civic Theatre

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She Stoops to Conquer

by Oliver Goldsmith • directed by Margaret Rhodes

February 1973 • The Civic Theatre

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Thieves’ Carnival

by Jean Anouilh • directed by Arthur Cockerill

December 1972 • The Civic Theatre

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The White Devil

by John Webster • directed by Malcolm Brown

October 1972 • The Civic Theatre

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Follow That Girl

by Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Slade • directed by Arthur Cockerill

June 1972 • The Civic Theatre

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Tiger at the Gates

by Jean Giraudoux • directed by Tony Nelson

April 1972 • The Civic Theatre

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Hotel Paradiso

by Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres, English adaptation by Peter Glenville • directed by Margaret Rhodes

February 1972 • The Civic Theatre

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The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd

by D. H. Lawrence • directed by Edward Lakeland

December 1971 • The Civic Theatre

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The School for Scandal

by R. B. Sheridan • directed by Gerry Armytage

October 1971 • The Civic Theatre

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The Critic

by R. B. Sheridan • directed by Gerry Armytage

October 1971 • The Civic Theatre

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Lock Up your Daughters

by Henry Fielding • directed by Jack Lewis

June 1971 • The Civic Theatre

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The Lark

by Jean Anouilh • directed by Tony Nelson

March 1971 • The Civic Theatre

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Hindle Wakes

by Stanley Houghton • directed by Mary Smith

January 1971 • The Civic Theatre

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by William Shakespeare • directed by Malcolm Brown

November – December 1970 • The Civic Theatre

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Spring and Port Wine

by Bill Naughton • directed by Tony Nelson

October 1970 • The Civic Theatre

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The Cat and the Canary

by John Willard • directed by Noel Meer

June 1970 • The Civic Theatre

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The Killing of Sister George

by Frank Marcus • directed by Sydney Irving

April – May 1970 • The Civic Theatre

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Pygmalion

by George Bernard Shaw • directed by Margaret Rhodes

January 1970 • The Civic Theatre

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