by Neil Rathmell with Trudy Stewartdirected by Trudy Stewart
July 2017
The Carriageworks Studio

Leeds Arts Centre performed Unspoken in July 2017.

Production photos

These photographs were taken during the production, and are displayed here courtesy of Richard R. Lloyd. More of Richard’s photos of the production can be found in our Gallery.

The Burden of Memory
Grandmother, Alex and the Wrestler
Alex and Father
The Wrestler and Alex
Alex with The Burden of Memory


AlexOliver Sapier
The Burden of Memory
Mother, Sophia, Course Leader, Parveen & Customer 1Pam Wilson
Grandmother, Jennifer, School Librarian & Caller 7Maureen Willis
James, Garage Mechanic, Class Teacher, Customer 2, Careers Teacher, Bus Driver & Caller 2Djo Fisher
Father, Waiter, Bully, English Teacher, Bank Clerk & Caller 3Richard Francis
Wrestler, Supply Teacher & Caller 4Mark Sowden
Helen, Infant Teacher, Shop Assistant & KatyVictoria Bailey

Backstage team

DirectorTrudy Stewart
Production ManagerRichard Francis
Set and SoundSteve Fryatt
PropertiesJenny Carter
 Denise Davies
 Elizabeth Hayes
WardrobePam Wilson
 Kathryn Francis
Voice CoachMary Nelson
Stammering CoachJordan Halkier
Wrestling ConsultantMartin Key
LightingThe Carriageworks Team
Front of HouseCamilla Asher
 LAC Team

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(16 MBytes)
Download: City Lit Programme
(5.2 MBytes)
Download: Flyer
(669 KBytes)
Download: Poster
(3 MBytes)

Add to the archive

We’re always looking to add to our archive of past productions – if you have any other memories of Unspoken, 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.