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 2000 to 2009

The Dumb Waiter

by Harold Pinter • directed by Maria Kwater

October 2009 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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A Resounding Tinkle

by N. F. Simpson • directed by Zöe Freedman

October 2009 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The House of Bernarda Alba

by Federico García Lorca, translated by Gwynne Edwards • directed by Amy Dutton

June 2009 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Comedy of Errors

by William Shakespeare • directed by Malcolm Brown

May 2009 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Crucible

by Arthur Miller • directed by Martin Key

February 2009 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Closer

by Patrick Marber • directed by David Lancaster

October – November 2008 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Looking Back

by David Wheatley • directed by David Wheatley

June 2008 • The Carriageworks Studio

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The Memory of Water

by Shelagh Stephenson • directed by Peter Sandles

April 2008 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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The Lady in the Van

by Alan Bennett • directed by David Lancaster

January – February 2008 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Bedroom Farce

by Alan Ayckbourn • directed by Martin Key

October 2007 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Betrayal

by Harold Pinter • directed by Amy Dutton

June 2007 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

by Oscar Wilde, adapted by Malcolm Brown • directed by Malcolm Brown

May 2007 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Pastiche

by Nick Hall • directed by Margaret Savage

January – February 2007 • The Carriageworks Studio

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A La Carte

by David Lancaster and Richard Francis • directed by David Lancaster

January – February 2007 • The Carriageworks Studio

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Theatre Suite

by Martin Key • directed by Martin Key

October 2006 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall • directed by Rich Francis

June 2006 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Straight and Narrow

by Jimmie Chinn • directed by Peter Sandles

April 2006 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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A Woman of No Importance

by Oscar Wilde • directed by Gerry Armytage

February 2006 • The Carriageworks Main Space

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Two

by Jim Cartwright • directed by Martin Key

November – December 2005 • The Carriageworks Studio

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by William Shakespeare • directed by Margaret Davey

March 2005 • The Civic Theatre

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Whose Life is it Anyway?

by Brian Clark • directed by Malcolm Padwell

October 2004 • The Civic Theatre

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The Fall of the House of Usher

by Edgar Allan Poe, adapted by Malcolm Brown • directed by Malcolm Brown

May 2004 • The Civic Theatre

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Fallen Angels

by Noël Coward • directed by Joyce King

March 2004 • The Civic Theatre

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Antigone

by Jean Anouilh • directed by Martin Key

February 2004 • The Civic Theatre

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Habeas Corpus

by Alan Bennett • directed by Chris Hudson

October 2003 • The Civic Theatre

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Bouncers

by John Godber

August 2003 • Sweet @ Crowne Plaza, Edinburgh

Harvey

by Mary Chase • directed by Eddie Butler and Laurie Ball

June 2003 • The Civic Theatre

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Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare • directed by Rachel Morgan-Trimmer

March 2003 • The Civic Theatre

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What the Butler Saw

by Joe Orton • directed by Chris Hudson

February 2003 • The Civic Theatre

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The Servant of Two Masters

by Carlo Goldoni, adapted by Malcolm Brown • directed by Malcolm Brown

October 2002 • The Civic Theatre

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The Taming of the Shrew

by William Shakespeare • directed by Marie Lindley and Chris Hudson

June 2002 • The Civic Theatre

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An Inspector Calls

by J. B. Priestley • directed by Joyce King

April 2002 • The Civic Theatre

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Season’s Greetings

by Alan Ayckbourn • directed by Margaret Davey

February 2002 • The Civic Theatre

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

by Oscar Wilde, adapted by Malcolm Brown • directed by Malcolm Brown

October 2001 • The Civic Theatre

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Arsenic and Old Lace

by Joseph Kesselring • directed by Tony Nelson

June 2001 • The Civic Theatre

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

by Tom Stoppard • directed by Trudy Stewart

April 2001 • The Civic Theatre

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Barefoot in the Park

by Neil Simon • directed by Judith Daniel

January 2001 • The Civic Theatre

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

by R. L. Stevenson, adapted by Malcolm Brown • directed by Malcolm Brown

October 2000 • The Civic Theatre

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Hay Fever

by Noël Coward • directed by Joyce King

June 2000 • The Civic Theatre

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Shirley Valentine

by Willy Russell • directed by Tony Nelson and Mary Nelson

March 2000 • The Civic Theatre

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Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme

by Molière, translated by Nick Dear • directed by Pam Wilson

February 2000 • The Civic Theatre

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