The Firstborn

by Christopher Frydirected by Malcolm Brown
June – July 1977
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Firstborn in June – July 1977.

Costume designs

The costumes for this production were designed by Malcolm Brown; some of the original drawings can be seen here.


Anath Bithiah, Pharaoh’s sisterMonica Brown
Teusret, Pharaoh’s daughterChris Polley
Seti the Second, the PharaohEdwin Barraclough
Rameses, his sonStuart Mitchell
MosesRobin Polley
Aaron, his brotherTrevor Money
Miriam, his sisterBetty Triggs
Shendi, Miriam’s sonJohn Biggins
Kef, a MinisterGeorge Little
OverseersDennis Stevenson
 Neil Newton
GuardNeil Newton
Israelite BoyNick Money

Backstage team

DirectorMalcolm Brown
Stage ManagerGeoff Mountain
Assistant Stage ManagerJim Young
PropertiesDoreen Parker
Music and Sound ControlGillian Thresh
Sound RecordingSidney Irving
PromptHelen Foster
Front of House ManagerAnita Mountain
Set and Costume DesignMalcolm Brown
WardrobeAnne Robinson
 Maggie Rhodes
 LAC Team
PublicityPam Wilson
 Gordon Wilson
Box OfficeJohn Pemberton
BookingsJune Stevenson
 Dennis Stevenson
LiaisonAnne Robinson

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(428 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 Firstborn, we would be very pleased to hear from you.