The Tempest

by William Shakespearedirected by Malcolm Brown
October 1988
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Tempest in October 1988.

Production photos

These photographs were taken during the production.

Set designs

The set for this production was designed by Malcolm Brown; the original set model can be seen here.


Alonso, King of NaplesGordon Carlin
Sebastian, his brotherChris Rowley
Prospero, the right Duke of MilanMartin Key
Antonio, his brother, the usurping Duke of MilanDavid Mallinson
Ferdinand, son to the King of NaplesChris McAdam
Gonzalo, an honest old CounsellorGeorge Teale
Caliban, a savage and deformed slaveRichard Francis
Trinculo, a JesterPhilip Mitchell
Stephano, a drunken ButlerPaul Haywood
The Master of the shipPaul Haywood
A BoatswainPhilip Mitchell
Miranda, daughter to PropseroShirley Hamer
Ariel, an airy SpiritGwyneth Hadley
Iris, a SpiritMargaret Savage
Ceres, a SpiritKathy Wormald
Juno, a SpiritMonica Brown
Spirits, Nymphs, ShapesSam McAdam
 Melanie Tate
 Charlotte Welsh
 Lindsey Wilkinson
 Joanne Moorhouse

Backstage team

DirectorMalcolm Brown
Stage ManagerMartyn Drake
Assistant Stage ManagerTrevor Money
PropsDoreen Parker
Set ConstructionGeorge Westmoreland
PromptBetty Triggs
MusicDiana Austerfield
ChoreographyJean Blundell
CostumesPam Glossop
Wardrobe SupervisionGeorge Judd
LightingPeter Waddicor
Box OfficeLAC Team
Front of HousePhilip Weston

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(524 KBytes)
Download: Newsletter
(77 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 Tempest, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre has also performed The Tempest on other occasions, in 1983, 1965 and 1957 – more details of those productions can be found by following these links to their pages in this archive.