The Critic

by R. B. Sheridandirected by Gerry Armytage
October 1971
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Critic in October 1971.


DangleEdward Lakeland
SneerDavid Nicholls
Sir Fretful PlagiaryEdward Macro
Under PrompterCharles Cook
PuffEdwin Barraclough
Mrs DangleJune Stevenson
Characters in the Tragedy
Lord BurleighEdward Macro
Governor of Tilbury PortJack Clark
Earl of LeicesterGeorge Teale
Sir Walter RaleighAlan Upton
Sir Christopher HattonNorman Thackwray
BeefeaterTrevor Money
Don Ferolo WhiskerandosArthur Cockerill
TilburinaJosephine Ward
ConfidanteJune Stevenson
JusticeLen Sheldon
Justice’s LadyMary Nelson
Tom JenkinsDerek Harrison
First NieceAnne Robinson
Second NieceRuth Wilkinson
Constable, ServantDennis Stevenson

Backstage team

DirectorGerry Armytage
Stage ManagerRay Spurgeon
Assistant Stage ManagerDennis Stevenson
Set and Sea Battle byRay Spurgeon
PrompterHazel Spray
WardrobeMaggie Rhodes
 LAC Team
PropertiesDoreen Parker
Box OfficeHazel Irving
 John Pemberton
PublicityEdward Macro
 Len Sheldon
 Richard Strudwick
Front of House ManagerDennis Stevenson

Archive documents

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

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