by William Shakespearedirected by Ken Taylor
February 2019
The Carriageworks Main Space

Leeds Arts Centre performed Hamlet in February 2019.

Production photos

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

Hamlet and Horatio
Gertrude and Claudius
The Player Queen and King
Hemlet with Guildenstern and Rozencrantz
Ophelia and Laertes
Ophelia and Polonius
Hamlet and the Gravedigger
Marcellus, Hamlet, Horatio, Barnardo and Francesco
Hamlet and Laertes
Laertes and Hamlet


HamletChris Connell
ClaudiusStuart Gordon
GertrudeRachel Vernelle
OpheliaOlivia Richardson
PoloniusHoward Russell
LaertesDjo Fisher
Ghost / Player KingGraham Greensit
HoratioAlex Dawson
RosencrantzCamilla Asher
GuildensternFiona Galloway
Player QueenMargaret Savage
OsricJames Bell
GravediggerRichard Francis
Gravedigger’s Assistant / ActorChloe Sheridan
LucianusAdrian Wedgewood
FrancescoEnya Lucas
BarnardoZach Jackson
MarcellusJoshua Cunningham
LadyAnji Clarke
SailorKirsty McNulty
MessengerSophie Macwhannell
PriestChris Watson

Backstage team

DirectorKen Taylor
Production ManagerRichard Francis
Stage ManagerMartyn Drake
WardrobeZöe Freedman
 Maria Kwater
 Maureen Willis
 Lena Gazey
 Charlotte Edwards
PropertiesPam Wilson
 Fiona Galloway
 Denise Davies
 Addy Durrani
Set Design / ConstructionKen Taylor
 Richard Francis
Sound OperatorEd Corbet
Poster / Flyer ProductionSteve Fryatt
Rehearsal PromptJoyce King
Front of HouseRobin Thornton
 LAC Team
PublicityJenny Carter
Programme ProductionMaria Kwater
 Richard Francis

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(15.6 MBytes)
Download: Flyer
(954 KBytes)
Download: Poster
(1.4 MBytes)

Add to the archive

We’re always looking to add to our archive of past productions – if you have any other memories of Hamlet, 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 Hamlet on another occasion, in 1989 – more details of that production can be found by following the link to its page in this archive.