Antony and Cleopatra

by William Shakespearedirected by Malcolm Brown
December 1980
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed Antony and Cleopatra in December 1980.


The production’s entry in The Civic Theatre’s Autumn 1980 programme

Costume designs

The costumes for this production were designed by Malcolm Brown; some of the original drawings can be seen here.

Cast

Triumvirs
Mark AntonyVic Clarkson
Octavius CaesarIan Fairbrass
LepidusGeorge Teale
 
Octavia, Caesar’s sisterJoyce King
Antony’s friends
Domitius EnobarbusRobin Polley
PhiloGeoff Mountain
DecretasRobin Clayton
ErosAndrew Jackson
Caesar’s friends
MaecenasLes Wormald
AgrippaBarry Weighell
DolabellaStuart Mitchell
ThidiasJim Young
 
Sextus PompeusRoger Cook
Pompey’s friends
Menas, a pirateRobin Clayton
VarriusJohn Heap
 
Cleopatra, Queen of EgyptAnn Benson
Cleopatra’s women
CharmianMonica Brown
IrasAlison Weighell
 
AlexasStuart Mitchell
DiomedesShaun Boldison
Euphronius, a schoolmasterGeorge Teale
Lamprius, a soothsayerJim Young
Mardian, a eunuchTrevor Money
Waiting WomenChristine Wilson
 Fiona Stevenson
MessengerShaun Boldison
ClownGeorge Westmoreland
Musicians
TrumpetAndrew Twigg
PercussionMark Bulmer
FluteCatherine Seaton

Backstage team

DirectorMalcolm Brown
Stage ManagerHelen Foster
PropertiesDoreen Parker
PromptBetty Triggs
WardrobeLAC Team
SoundDavid Scott
 Gillian Thresh
PublicityRobin Clayton
BookingsJune Stevenson
Box OfficeJohn Pemberton
Front of HouseAnita Mountain

Add to the archive

We’re always looking to add to our archive of past productions – if you have any other memories of Antony and Cleopatra, we would be very pleased to hear from you.