The Miser

by Molière, translated and adapted by Miles Mallesondirected by Nina Goldthorpe
October 1978
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Miser in October 1978.


Harpagon, a miserGeorge Teale
Cleante, his sonRob Swinton
Elise, his daughterMargaret Artle
Valere, servant to Harpagon, in love with EliseGeoff Mountain
Marianne, in love with CleanteJoanna Eaves
Frosine, a scheming womanBetty Triggs
Jacques, servant to HarpagonRobin Polley
Le Fleche, servant to CleanteJim Young
Master Simon, a moneylenderMalcolm Brown
Justice of the PeaceLen Sheldon
ClerkPeter Manning
Seigneur Anselm, a friend of HarpagonNorman Watson
ServantsKaren Bates
 Peter Manning

Backstage team

DirectorNina Goldthorpe
Stage ManagerGeorge Westmoreland
Set DesignMalcolm Brown
PropertiesJoyce King
 Fiona Stevenson
PromptMonica Brown
Front of House ManagerAnita Mountain
WardrobeAnne Robinson
Publicity TeamJean Armitage
 Anne Robinson
 Christine Wilson
Box OfficeMaggie Rhodes

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
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Add to the archive

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