The Taming of the Shrew

by William Shakespearedirected by Marie Lindley and Chris Hudson
June 2002
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Taming of the Shrew in June 2002.


Katherina (Kate), a shrewJoy Lindley
Bianca, sister to KateKathryn Ritchie
Baptista, mother to Kate & BiancaMargaret Savage
Petruchio, suitor to KateAdam Booth
Lucentio, a gentleman of PisaTom Bailey
Gremio, suitor to BiancaMalcolm Padwell
Hortensio, suitor to BiancaMark Haigh
Grumio, servant to PetruchioLaurie Toczek
Tranio, servant to LucentioAmy Walker
Biondello, servant to LucentioEd Corbet
Vincentio, father to LucentioTony Nelson
PedantEdwin Barraclough
Curtis, servant to PetruchioLouise Barson
Tailor / ServantJanine Walker
WidowElaine Blair

Backstage team

DirectorMarie Lindley and Chris Hudson
Stage ManagerRachel Morgan-Trimmer
Assistant Stage ManagersShirley Broadbent
 Samantha Sied
Set ConstructionAdrian O’Reilly
LightingPeter Waddicor
Sound RecordingJim Marshall
Sound OperationSean Murricane
PromptMary Nelson
 Louise Barson
Costume SupervisionJean Blundell
PropsMargaret Davey
Box OfficeMaggie Rhodes
Front of HouseDenise Davies

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(4.9 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 Taming of the Shrew, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre has also performed The Taming of the Shrew on another occasion, in 1946 – more details of that production can be found by following the link to its page in this archive.