Leeds Arts Centre performed Doctor Faustus in December 1977.
These photographs were taken during the production.
The costumes for this production were designed by Malcolm Brown; some of the original drawings can be seen here.
The set for this production was designed by Malcolm Brown; an original drawing can be seen here.
|A Religious Old Man, Neighbour to Doctor Faustus, acting as Chorus||Gordon Carlin|
|Good Angel||Gordon Carlin|
|Doctor John Faustus, of Wittenberg||Robin Polley|
|Wagner, a Student, his Servant||Stuart Mitchell|
|Valdes, a Magician||Len Sheldon|
|Cornelius, a Magician||Chris Richmond|
|Two Scholars, Friends to Faustus||Robin Clayton|
|Pope Adrian||Gordon Wilson|
|The Archbishop of Rhiems||Len Sheldon|
|Charles V, Emperor of Germany||George Teale|
|A Knight||Robin Clayton|
|The Duke of Vanholt||Geoff Mountain|
|The Duchess of Vanholt||Monica Brown|
|A Horse-Courser||Mike Eaves|
|A Carter||Gordon Wilson|
|Mephistophilis, Minister to Lucifer||Tony Nelson|
|Evil Angel||Tony Nelson|
|Lucifer, Arch-Regent of all Spirits||Len Sheldon|
|Beelzebub, his Companion Prince in Hell||Chris Richmond|
|The Seven Deadly Sins|
|Alexander the Great||Chris Richmond|
|His Paramour||Chris Polley|
|A Devil||Betty Triggs|
|Friars, Courtiers, Ladies and Devils||Members of the Cast|
|Stage Manager||Trevor Money|
|Assistant Stage Manager||George Westmoreland|
|Back Stage Staff||Dennis Stevenson|
|Music and Sound Control||Christine Wilson|
|Sound Recording||Sidney Irving|
|Front of House Managers||June Stevenson|
|Set and Costume Design||Malcolm Brown|
|Box Office||John Pemberton|
The following documents from the production are in the LAC archive.
We’re always looking to add to our archive of past productions – if you have any other memories of Doctor Faustus, we would be very pleased to hear from you.