The Cat and the Canary

by John Willarddirected by Noel Meer
June 1970
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Cat and the Canary in June 1970.


Roger CrosbyRay Spurgeon
Mrs PleasantSheila Wilson
Harry BlytheAnthony Gallagher
Susan SillsbyAnita Kay
Cicely YoungBetty Triggs
Charles WilderTrevor Money
Paul JonesDennis Stevenson
Annabelle WestThelma Stoker
HendricksChris Condon
PattersonColin France

Backstage team

DirectorNoel Meer
SetFred Mower
Stage ManagerGeoff Mountain
Assistant Stage ManagerMary Nelson
Lighting, Sound and Musical EffectsMichael Meer
PromptKatheryn Kay
WardrobeSue Jopling
Ladies Dresses designed byElaine Cooper
Front of House ManagersOlive Richardson
 Joan Orange
Box OfficeHazel Irving
 John Pemberton
PublicityJo Davy
 Edward Macro
 Richard Strudwick

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(112 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 Cat and the Canary, we would be very pleased to hear from you.