Chicken Soup

by Kieran Knowles and Ray Castletondirected by Zoe Freedman
May 2023
The Carriageworks Studio

Leeds Arts Centre performed Chicken Soup in May 2023.

Production photos

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

Josephine, Jennifer and Christine
Josephine and Jennifer
Katie and Jennifer
Jennifer and Christine
Katie, Christine and Josephine


ChristineRachel Vernelle
JosephineMaria Kwater
JenniferSophie Clement
HelenZoe Savory
KatieAnna Middleton

Backstage team

DirectorZoe Freedman
Assistant DirectorSilvana de Paula
Production ManagerShirley Broadbent
Stage ManagerChelsea Issott
Assistant Stage ManagerBarry Blatt
Set ConstructionMichael Moorhouse
 Chelsea Issott
 Vignesh Verrapan
Lighting ConsultantPeter Waddicor
Lighting OperationJosie-Renee Shaw
Sound Design & TechnicianSteve Fryatt
Wardrobe TeamJo Scott
 Margaret Savage
 Kathryn Francis
Properties TeamNicole Smith
 Spike Marshall
 Denise Bergman
 Pam Wilson
PromptersLucy Doherty
 Silvana de Paula
Publicity ArtworkEmily Dewsnap
Publicity TeamCamilla Asher
 Josie-Renee Shaw
 Spike Marshall
Front of HouseMaureen Willis
 LAC Team

Archive documents

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

Download: Programme
(5.7 MBytes)
Download: Flyer
(8.1 MBytes)

Add to the archive

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