Arsenic and Old Lace

by Joseph Kesselringdirected by George Westmoreland
June – July 1976
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed Arsenic and Old Lace in June – July 1976.


Abby BrewsterBetty Triggs
The Rev. Dr HarperRay Spurgeon
Teddy BrewsterLen Sheldon
Officer BrophyJohn Armitage
Officer KleinDennis Stevenson
Martha BrewsterJoyce King
Elaine HarperChristine Wilson
Mortimer BrewsterDavid Scott
Mr GibbsGordon Carlin
Jonathan BrewsterJim Young
Dr EinsteinMervyn Evans
Officer O’HaraRoger Cook
Lieutenant RooneyRay Spurgeon
Mr WitherspoonGeorge Teale

Backstage team

DirectorGeorge Westmoreland
Stage ManagerAnne Robinson
Assistant Stage ManagersDebbie Smith
 Douglas Harris
Set ConstructionTrevor Money
 LAC Team
WardrobeMaggie Rhodes
 LAC Team
PromptPam Swift
PropertiesDoreen Parker
 Pam Wilson
Box OfficeJohn Pemberton
Front of House ManagersMalcolm Brown
 Monica Brown

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(106 KBytes)

Add to the archive

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

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre has also performed Arsenic and Old Lace on other occasions, in 2001 and 1957 – more details of those productions can be found by following these links to their pages in this archive.