Production Archive

Leeds Arts Centre has been producing four or five plays a year at the Carriageworks – and before that at the Leeds Civic Theatre – since 1945. This area of the site contains details of those productions, along with many photographs, programmes, publicity materials, set and costume designs.

If you’re looking for details of current productions, please see our What’s On listing.

Productions from 1990 to 1999

Teechers
by John Godber • directed by Malcolm Brown
October 1999 • The Civic Theatre
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Bazaar and Rummage
by Sue Townsend • directed by Tony Nelson
April 1999 • The Civic Theatre
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A Doll’s House
by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Christopher Hampton • directed by Gwyneth Hadley
January 1999 • The Civic Theatre
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The Phantom of the Opera
by Gaston Leroux, adapted by Malcolm Brown • directed by Malcolm Brown
October 1998 • The Civic Theatre
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Les Liaisons Dangereuses
by Christopher Hampton, from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos • directed by Joyce King
June 1998 • The Civic Theatre
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Mort
by Terry Pratchett, adapted by Stephen Briggs • directed by Laurie Ball
March 1998 • The Civic Theatre
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Talking Heads
by Alan Bennett • directed by Pam Wilson, Mary Nelson & Tony Nelson
January 1998 • The Civic Theatre
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Frankenstein
by Mary Shelley, adapted by David Campton • directed by Malcolm Brown
October 1997 • The Civic Theatre
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Relative Values
by Noël Coward • directed by Betty Triggs
June 1997 • The Civic Theatre
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Wyrd Sisters
by Terry Pratchett, adapted by Stephen Briggs • directed by Laurie Ball
April 1997 • The Civic Theatre
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Our Country’s Good
by Timberlake Wertenbaker • directed by Gwyneth Hadley
January – February 1997 • The Civic Theatre
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She Stoops to Conquer
by Oliver Goldsmith • directed by Margaret Savage
October 1996 • The Civic Theatre
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Relatively Speaking
by Alan Ayckbourn • directed by Jonathan Coope
June 1996 • The Civic Theatre
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Pygmalion
by George Bernard Shaw • directed by Joyce King
April 1996 • The Civic Theatre
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The Accrington Pals
by Peter Whelan • directed by Pam Wilson
January – February 1996 • The Civic Theatre
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Macbeth
by William Shakespeare • directed by Malcolm Brown
October 1995 • The Civic Theatre
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Sisterly Feelings
by Alan Ayckbourn • directed by Pam Wilson
June 1995 • The Civic Theatre
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The Lion in Winter
by James Goldman • directed by Chris Ward
March – April 1995 • The Civic Theatre
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The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde • directed by Michael Brooksbank and Malcolm Brown
February 1995 • The Civic Theatre
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream
by William Shakespeare • directed by Malcolm Brown
October 1994 • The Civic Theatre
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When We Are Married
by J. B. Priestley • directed by Gordon Carlin
June 1994 • The Civic Theatre
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Table Manners
by Alan Ayckbourn • directed by Joyce King
March – April 1994 • The Civic Theatre
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The Ideal Gnome Expedition
by David Wood • directed by Betty Triggs
December 1993 • The Civic Theatre
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Dracula
by Liz Lochhead, adapted from the original by Bram Stoker • directed by Malcolm Brown
October 1993 • The Civic Theatre
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The Accidental Death of an Anarchist
by Dario Fo • directed by Chris McAdam
June 1993 • The Civic Theatre
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Steel Magnolias
by Robert Harling • directed by Joyce King and Betty Triggs
March – April 1993 • The Civic Theatre
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September in the Rain
by John Godber • directed by David Jarrett
February 1993 • The Civic Theatre
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The Plotters of Cabbage Patch Corner
by David Wood • directed by Margaret Rhodes
December 1992 • The Civic Theatre
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Entertaining Mr. Sloane
by Joe Orton • directed by Michael Brooksbank
October 1992 • The Civic Theatre
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Murder at the Vicarage
by Moie Charles and Barbara Toy, based on book by Agatha Christie • directed by Anne Robinson
June 1992 • The Civic Theatre
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Time and Time Again
by Alan Ayckbourn • directed by Margaret Rhodes
April 1992 • The Civic Theatre
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Rattle of a Simple Man
by Charles Dyer • directed by Jacky Ball
February 1992 • The Civic Theatre
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The Gingerbread Man
by David Wood • directed by Betty Triggs
December 1991 • The Civic Theatre
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The Jew of Malta
by Christopher Marlowe • directed by Malcolm Brown
October 1991 • The Civic Theatre
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A Tomb with a View
by Norman Robbins • directed by Margaret Rhodes
June 1991 • The Civic Theatre
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Office Suite
by Alan Bennett • directed by Joyce King
April 1991 • The Civic Theatre
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Spring and Port Wine
by Bill Naughton • directed by David Jarrett
February 1991 • The Civic Theatre
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The Beggar’s Opera
by John Gay • directed by Malcolm Brown
December 1990 • The Civic Theatre
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Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare • directed by Michael Brooksbank
October 1990 • The Civic Theatre
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The Queen and the Rebels
by Ugo Betti, translated by Henry Reed • directed by Roger Cook and Gordon Carlin
June 1990 • The Civic Theatre
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Billy Liar
by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall • directed by David Jarrett
May 1990 • The Civic Theatre
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The Anniversary
by Bill MacIlwraith • directed by Laurie Ball
February 1990 • The Civic Theatre
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The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Frankenstein
Frankenstein
Our Country’s Good
Our Country’s Good
Pygmalion
Pygmalion
Macbeth
Macbeth
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest
Dracula
Dracula
Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias
The Beggar’s Opera
The Beggar’s Opera
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night