Twelfth Night

by William Shakespearedirected by Margaret Rhodes
February 1975
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed Twelfth Night in February 1975.


Orsino, Duke of IllyriaLen Sheldon
Valentine, a GentlemanTim Powell
Curio, a GentlemanLes Wormald
First OfficerGeorge Teale
Second OfficerDennis Stevenson
Viola, a shipwrecked lady later disguised as CesarioPam Swift
Sebastian, her twin brotherAlan Mitcheson
Captain of the Shipwrecked ShipDennis Stevenson
Antonio, another Sea CaptainMartin Key
Olivia, a CountessAnne Robinson
Maria, her waiting gentlewomanJune Stevenson
Sir Toby Belch, her uncleGordon Wilson
Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Sir Toby’s ProtegeDavid Scott
Malvolio, Olivia’s stewardJim Young
Fabian, a member of her householdRay Spurgeon
Feste, her JesterGordon Carlin
A PriestTony Nelson
A ServantCarol Marston
A LordMichael Lockwood
SailorsGeorge Teale
 Eric Pashley
LadiesCecilia McGuire
 Tricia Smith
Musical ArrangerDiana Hunt
Members of the OrchestraJulie Crosby
 Carol Danks
 Margaret Cooke
 Julie Wiles
 Kim Lambert
 Andrew Will
 Kevin Essex
SingersJean Armitage
 Mavis Ripley
 Gillian Thresh
 Pam Wilson

Backstage team

DirectorMargaret Rhodes
Stage ManagerNina Goldthorpe
PropertiesOlive Richardson
 George Westmoreland
PromptJoyce King
LightingIan Hague
WardrobeJanet Collins
 George Teale
 Jo Thackwray
 LAC Team
Box OfficeHazel Irving
 John Pemberton
Liaison OfficerMargaret Hughes
Front of House ManagersMargaret Hughes
 Jo Davy

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(380 KBytes)

Add to the archive

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

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre has also performed Twelfth Night on other occasions, in 1990, 1966 and 1958 – more details of those productions can be found by following these links to their pages in this archive.