Charley’s Aunt

by Brandon Thomasdirected by Dean Franklin
May 2018
The Carriageworks Main Space

Leeds Arts Centre performed Charley’s Aunt in May 2018.

Production photos

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

Jack Chesney, Lord Babberley and Charley Wykeham
Sir Francis and Jack Chesney, Charley’s Aunt, Kitty Verdun, Charlie Wykeham and Amy Spettigue
Jack Chesney, Kitty Verdun and Amy Spettigue
Sir Francis Chesney and Charley’s Aunt
Ela Delahay and Donna Lucia d’Alvadorez
Jack Chesney, Kitty Verdun, Charley’s Aunt, Amy Spettigue and Charley Wykeham
Jack and Sir Francis Chesney
Charley’s Aunt and Sir Francis Chesney


Jack ChesneyChris Connell
Charley WykehamJoe Galley
Lord Fancourt BabberleyAlex Dawson
Kitty VerdunLucy Pietrzykowski
Amy SpettigueRebecca Dilks
Ela DelahayDebbie Lam
Donna Lucia d’AlvadorezMargaret Savage
Sir Francis ChesneyHoward Russell
Stephen SpettigueKen Taylor
BrassettAlan Buttery

Backstage team

DirectorDean Franklin
Production ManagerRichard Francis
Stage ManagerSteve Fryatt
Fly FloorMartyn Drake
PropertiesPam Wilson
 Rachel Vernelle
 Kathryn Francis
WardrobeMaureen Willis
 Maria Kwater
 Zöe Freedman
 Lena Gazey
 Anji Clarke
 Charlotte Edwards
Rehearsal PromptDenise Davies
SoundRobin Thornton
LightingThe Carriageworks Team
SetSteve Fryatt
 Richard Francis
 LAC Team
Poster DesignEmily Dewsnap
Front of HouseRichard Francis
 LAC Team

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(17.3 MBytes)
Download: Flyer
(7.4 MBytes)
Download: Poster
(539 KBytes)

Add to the archive

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

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre has also performed Charley’s Aunt on other occasions, in 1982 and 1968 – more details of those productions can be found by following these links to their pages in this archive.