Leeds Arts Centre performed Hamlet in October 1989.
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; the original set model can be seen here.
|Ghost of Hamlet, lately King of Denmark||Martin Key|
|Claudius, his brother, now King of Denmark||Martin Key|
|Gertrude, Queen of Denmark, widow of the late King and now wife of Claudius||Monica Brown|
|Hamlet, son of the late King Hamlet and Gertrude||Michael Brooksbank|
|Polonius, the Lord Chamberlain||Graham Alchorne|
|Laertes, son of Polonius||Chris McAdam|
|Ophelia, daughter of Polonius||Shirley Hamer|
|Horatio, friend of Prince Hamlet||Neil Roberts|
|First Player / King||Geoffrey Hillyard|
|Second Player / Queen||Amanda Benton|
|Third Player / Lucianus||Michael Blackburn|
|Fourth Player / Prologue||George Teale|
|Sailor, a Pirate||Michael Blackburn|
|Lady, attendant on Gertrude||Margaret Savage|
|Stage Manager||Martyn Drake|
|Fight Arranger||Martin Key|
|Sound Recording||Vic Clarkson|
|Sound Operator||Stephen Smith|
|Box Office||LAC Team|
|Front of House||Joyce King|
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 Hamlet, we would be very pleased to hear from you.
Leeds Arts Centre has also performed Hamlet on another occasion, in 2019 – more details of that production can be found by following the link to its page in this archive.