The Jew of Malta

by Christopher Marlowedirected by Malcolm Brown
October 1991
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Jew of Malta in October 1991.

Production photos

These photographs were taken during the production.

Carpenter, Abigail and the Director Backstage

Costume designs

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

Set designs

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


Machevil, the PrologueEdwin Barraclough
Barabas, the JewMartin Key
Abigail, his daughterJulie Spencer
First JewBarry Green
Second JewDavid Mallinson
Ferneze, the Governor of MaltaEdwin Barraclough
Lodowick, his sonDaniel Inman
KnightGeorge Teale
OfficersMartyn Drake
 Anthony Horner
KatherineSusie Braime
Mathias, her sonChris Ward
Bellamira, a courtesanGwyneth Hadley
Pilia-Borza, a theifMichael Brooksbank
MerchantMartyn Drake
CarpenterChris Hirst
Friar JacomoBarry Green
Friar BarnadineDavid Mallinson
AbbessMargaret Savage
NunShirley Hamer
Selim-Calymath, the Turkish leaderDaniel Inman
BassoesMichael Brooksbank
 Chris Ward
TurksBarry Green
 David Mallinson
Martin del Bosco, Vice-Admiral of SpainBill Hutchinson
Ithamore, a Turkish slaveChris Hirst
SlavesBarry Green
 David Mallinson
 Margaret Savage
 Shirley Hamer

Backstage team

DirectorMalcolm Brown
Stage ManagerTrevor Money
PropsDoreen Parker
PromptMonica Brown
LightingPeter Waddicor
Sound RecordingJim Marshall
Sound OperationScott Pearson
Set ConstructionGeoffrey Hillyard
 George Westmoreland
WardrobeMaggie Rhodes
 LAC Team
Fight ArrangersMichael Brooksbank
 Malcolm Brown
 Martin Key
Box OfficeMaggie Rhodes
 June Stevenson
Front of HouseJoyce King

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(4 MBytes)

Add to the archive

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