Steven Cartwright, theatre manager
Steven Cartwright, who has died at 64, was a well-known theatrical manager in his home city of Leeds, responsible for bringing professional pantomime to the old Civic Theatre.
An accomplished pianist, upon leaving school he joined the staff of Barkers in Albion Place, renowned in Yorkshire for its selection of musical instruments and sheet music as well as its handling of bookings for concerts and shows.
After training, he was assigned to the sheet music and theatre bookings department where his knowledge of all things musical was often tested to the limit.
In the early 1980s his love of... read more
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