The Visit

by Friedrich Dürrenmattdirected by Martin Key
January – February 2013
The Carriageworks Main Space

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Visit in January – February 2013.

Production photos

These photographs were taken during the production’s rehearsals.


Claire ZachanassianPam Wilson
Alfred IllJonathan Byrne
MayorRobin Thornton
HeadteacherKerry Griffiths
PriestSteven Hart
Police Inspector HahnckeDavid Wheatley
Doctor NuesslinEdwin Barraclough
Matilda, Ill’s wifeMargaret Savage
Karl, Ill’s sonOliver Barnett
Ottilie, Ill’s daughterCamilla Asher
Anni Dummermut, Mayor’s wifeJill Canham
Station MasterBen Hopwood
HofbauerAsadour Guzelian
HelmesbergerTom Nicholson
HagholzerAlan Buttery
PainterRichard Baker
MinnieMaureen Willis
MartaMary Nelson
Boby, Claire’s butlerTony Nelson
Toby, Ex-American gangsterRobert Sherwood
Roby, Ex-American gangsterEd Corbet
Koby (Jacob Chicken)James Bell
Loby (Louis Perch)Barry Green
Moby, Hoby & Zoby, Claire’s husbandsPaul Haywood
Ticket InspectorChris Watson
Reporter 1Tori Morgan
Reporter 2Fiona Galloway
CommentatorTori Morgan
GuellenersRebekah Johnston
 Anne Griffiths
 Emma Sargison
 Camilla Asher
 Oliver Barnett
 Tori Morgan
 Fiona Galloway
 Jill Canham
 Maureen Willis
 Mary Nelson
 Chris Watson
 Ben Hopwood
 Gareth Taylor
 Alan Buttery
 Richard Baker
 Tom Nicholson
 Asadour Guzelian

Backstage team

DirectorMartin Key
Assistant DirectorDeborah Sandles
Production ManagerMaria Kwater
Stage ManagerSteve Fryatt
Assistant Stage ManagersDena Marsh
 Emma Arnold
Set DesignMartin Key
Set ConstructionRichard Francis
 Steve Fryatt
Set PaintingLAC Team
Sign Design & ConstructionMartin Key
Sign PaintingMalcolm Brown
 Denise Davies
Sedan Chair Design & ConstructionPeter Sandles
PropsMargaret Davey
 Corinne McAlary
 Denise Davies
CostumesZöe Freedman
 Sarah Wareham
Sound RecordingMartin Key
 Richard Key
Additional SoundsPaul Haywood
 Jonathan Byrne
Sound OperationAndrew Allan
Lighting DesignMartin Key
Lighting TechnicianPeter Waddicor
 The Carriageworks Team
Fly OperatorsPeter Sandles
 John Kendell
PromptDeborah Sandles
PhotographyRichard Francis
PublicityDavid Wheatley
Poster DesignMartin Key
Poster PhotographPaul Haywood
Front of HouseJoyce King
 LAC Team

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(3.9 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 Visit, we would be very pleased to hear from you.


If you’re a member of Leeds Arts Centre, you can read the Leeds CAN adjudications for the production.