The Country Wife

by William Wycherleydirected by Malcolm Brown
May 2011
The Carriageworks Main Space

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Country Wife in May 2011.

Rehearsals of The Country Wife

Rehearsals of The Country Wife

Production photos

These photographs were taken during the production’s rehearsals.


Mr HornerRichard Francis
Mr HarcourtOliver Brierley
Mr DorilantLeo Charlton
Mr PinchwifeSimon Twine
Mr SparkishEd Baxter
Sir Jasper FidgetMartin Key
A QuackEdwin Barraclough
Mrs Margery PinchwifeAnne Schutte
Mrs Alithea, Pinchwife’s sisterAmy Dutton
My Lady FidgetMargaret Savage
Mrs Dainty FidgetKathryn Francis
Mrs SqueamishZöe Freedman
Old Lady SqueamishPauline Ashworth
Lucy, Alithea’s maidJoan Potter

Backstage team

DirectorMalcolm Brown
Production ManagerSteve Fryatt
Set ConstructionPeter Sandles
Screen Design & ConstructionGerry Armytage
Stage ManagerChris Coates
Assistant Stage ManagersSteve Fryatt
 Dena Marsh
Fly FloorJohn Kendell
CostumesPauline Ratcliffe
PropertiesMonica Brown
 Denise Davies
Wigs & HairJean Blundell
LightingPeter Waddicor
Sound OperationDavid Wheatley
PromptJoyce King
Front of HouseRobin Thornton

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(1.7 MBytes)
Download: Flyer
(751 KBytes)
Download: Poster
(4.6 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 Country Wife, we would be very pleased to hear from you.