A Midsummer Night’s Dream

by William Shakespearedirected by Margaret Davey
March 2005
The Civic Theatre
Leeds Arts Centre will be presenting a new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream from Thursday 18th – Saturday 20th July 2024 – you can find more details elsewhere on this site.

Leeds Arts Centre performed A Midsummer Night’s Dream in March 2005.

Production photos

These photographs were taken during the production’s rehearsals.

Costume designs

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

Set designs

The set for this production was designed by Gerry Armytage; some of the original drawings – showing Theseus’ Palace and Titania’s Bower – can be seen here.

Theseus’ Palace
Titania’s Bower


TheseusDavid Wheatley
HippolytaKate Jackson-Moss
EgeusDavid Lancaster
HermiaSophia Hatfield
LysanderTom Bailey
DemetriusTim Scargill
HelenaEmily Holloway
PhilostrateDave Hall
OberonGraham Greensit
TitaniaMargaret Davey
PuckGabriel G Keogh
PeaseblossomDaisy Francis
CobwebThomas Davey
MothJacob Pyrah
MustardseedMegan Drake
First FairyShirley Broadbent
Oberon’s AttendantsMariela Gauto
 Kathryn Francis
 Heather Cooper
Peter QuincePete Grocock
Nick BottomPeter Sandles
Francis FluteNick Blackshaw
Tom SnoutStephen Mosley
SnugMichael Wood
Robin StarvelingEdwin Barraclough

Backstage team

DirectorMargaret Davey
Production ManagerJoyce King
Set & Costume DesignGerry Armytage
Stage ManagerSteve Fryatt
Assistant Stage ManagersMartyn Drake
 David Mallinson
 Richard Francis
 Andrew Lawrie
 Celia Taylor
Fight ChoreographerMartin Key
Set & PropsDenise Davies
LightingPeter Waddicor
 Sandy Clark
Original MusicYaron Hollander
Sound OperationJohn Davey
PromptDeborah Hodgson
Box Office ManagerMaggie Rhodes
Front of HouseClaire Bloss

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(1.5 MBytes)
Download: Flyer
(3.4 MBytes)

Add to the archive

We’re always looking to add to our archive of past productions – if you have any other memories of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre will be performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream again, from Thursday 18th – Saturday 20th July 2024 – you can find more details of this new production elsewhere on this site.

We have also performed it on other occasions before, in 1994, 1970 and 1959 – more details of those productions can be found by following these links to their pages in this archive.