The Crucible

by Arthur Miller

Richard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller’s classic American drama brought vividly to life in this visceral new production.

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CAST IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER Read More

RICHARD ARMITAGE as John Proctor Read More

Theatre includes: Macbeth, The Duchess of Malfi, Royal Shakespeare Company; The Four Alice Bakers, Hamlet, Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Film includes: Into the Storm, The Hobbit trilogy, and Captain America: The First Avenger. Television includes: North and South, Spooks, Robin Hood, Strike Back, Macbeth, Sparkhouse, Cold Feet, Ultimate Force and Between the Sheets.

HARRY ATTWELL as Thomas Putnam Read More

Theatre includes: The Duchess of Malfi, The Old Vic; Henry V, Michael Grandage Company; Orpheus Descending, Royal Exchange/Manchester; Richard II, Donmar; Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Donmar/West End; King Lear, Donmar/BAM; Hamlet, Broadway. Film includes: Testament of Youth, Maleficent, Posh and Playboy. Television includes: Mayday and Da Vinci’s Demons.

SAMANTHA COLLEY as Abigail Williams Read More

Theatre includes: Anna Karenina, Love’s Labour’s Lost, This Happy Breed, Dying for It and The Taming of the Shrew, The Oxford School of Drama.

Samantha trained at The Oxford School of Drama. The Crucible is her professional stage debut.

MARAMA CORLETT as Betty Parris Read More

Theatre includes: The Children’s Hour, West End. Film includes: Maleficent, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Three Lucias, The Goob, The Devil’s Double and Desert Dancer. Television includes: Sinbad.

Marama was part of the community cast of Platform, produced by Old Vic New Voices in 2010. She started her career as a professional dancer with the company Ballet Russe de Malte.

JACK ELLIS as Deputy Governor Danforth Read More

Theatre includes: Richard III, The Old Vic, as part of The Bridge Project, Great Expectations, West End/UK tour; If I Were You, Theatre Royal/Windsor; The Grass is Greener, The Unexpected Guest, UK tours; A Few Good Men, Much Ado About Nothing, West End; Tartuffe, Richmond/UK; Twelfth Night, Hamlet, A Clockwork Orange, Royal Shakespeare Company; Assassins, Donmar; Burn This, Mercury/Colchester; A Doll's House, Oxford Stage Company; Faust, Lyric Hammersmith; A Midsummer Night's Dream, Oldham Coliseum; Losing Venice, Dead Men, Macquin’s Metamorphosis, Klimkov, Traverse; Romeo and Juliet, Birmingham Rep; One for the Road, The Rivals,York Theatre Royal; Coriolanus, Nottingham Playhouse; The Tempest, Measure for Measure, Berlin Berlin, The Provoked Wife, Don Quixote, Ubu, ATC. Television includes: New Tricks, Coronation Street, Lewis, Between Two Rivers, Rome, Blue Murder, Bad Girls, Waking the Dead, Heartbeat, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, Highlander, Prime Suspect, City Central, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Wycliffe, Beck, Bliss, April Fool’s Day and The One That Got Away.

ANN FIRBANK as Rebecca Nurse Read More

Theatre includes: To Kill a Mockingbird, Three Sisters, An Ideal Husband, Separate Tables, Habitat, The Candidate, Royal Exchange/Manchester; The Golden Dragon, Actors Touring Company/Arcola/Traverse/India/Iraq; Celestina, Ion, Orpheus, The Belle Vue, The Importance of Being Earnest, Actors Touring Company; Billy Liar, Macbeth, A Working Woman, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, West Yorkshire Playhouse; An Argument About Sex, Tramway/Traverse; Their Very Own and Golden City, The Voysey Inheritance, The Pleasure Principle, Royal Court; Only the Lonely, Birmingham Repertory; Becket, High Society, West End; Three Women, Riverside Studios; Maps of Desire, Wonderful Beast; Les Liasons Dangereuses, Liverpool Playhouse; Hedda Gabler, English Touring Theatre/Donmar; Much Ado About Nothing, Cheek by Jowl; Henry V, The Comedy of Errors, Royal Shakespeare Company; A Handful of Dust, Shared Experience; The Passion, Caesar, National; The Hollow Crown, Royal Shakespeare Company/West End/world tour; The Invisible Woman, Gate; A Doll's House, Edinburgh; Twelfth Night, Richard III, Antony and Cleopatra, Stratford/Ontario. Film includes: In Love with Alma Cogan, Esther Kahn, Anna and the King, A Passage to India, Accident, The Servant, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Darling, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Asylum and Carry on Nurse. Television includes: New Tricks, Midsomer Murders, Kavanagh QC, Heartbeat, EastEnders, Elizabeth I, Doctors, An Evil Streak, Animal Ark, Surgical Spirit, Boon, Heart of the Country, Growing Rich, Bergerac, The Good Guys, Mother Love, Persuasion, The Nearly Man, Flesh and Blood and Hotel du Lac.

WILLIAM GAUNT as Giles Corey Read More

Theatre includes: Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Shakespeare's Globe; The Family Reunion, Royal Shakespeare Company; King Lear, The Seagull, Cherry Orchard, Chichester; Look Back in Anger, Albert Speer, Henry V, Humble Boy, Cheery Orchard, National Theatre; Gates of Gold, Trafalgar Studios; Macbeth, Almeida Theatre; The Wild Duck, Donmar Warehouse; When Did You Last See Your Trousers, An Inspector Calls, Garrick Theatre; Having a Ball, Comedy Theatre; Run For Your Wife, Whitehall Theatre; Murder by Misadventure, Vaudeville Theatre; Travels With My Aunt, The Miracle Worker, Wyndham's Theatre. Theatre directing credits include: Here's a Funny Thing, Fortune Theatre; One for the Road, Lyric Theatre; Macbeth, Regent's Park. Opera includes: The Fairy Queen, Glyndebourne. Film includes: Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason; La Femme Musketeer. Television includes: The Vice, Heartbeat, 40, Midsomer Murders, York Minster, Cast Offs, Doctors, Next of Kin, Sergeant Cork, No Place Like Home and The Champions.

For two years William was Artistic Director of Liverpool Playhouse.

NATALIE GAVIN as Mary Warren Read More

Theatre includes: Bracken Moor, Tricycle. Film includes: Hector, The Knife That Killed Me, Jasmine and The Arbor. Television includes: The Syndicate, Prisoners’ Wives, The Chase and Shameless.

CHRISTOPHER GODWIN as Judge Hathorne Read More

Theatre includes: Love’s Labour’s Lost and We the People, Shakespeare's Globe; The Price, New Vic; The White Devil, Menier Chocolate Factory; An Enemy of the People, Professor Bernhardi, Arcola; Uncle Vanya, Birmingham Repertory; Home, Oxford Stage Company; The Importance of Being Earnest, Oxford Playhouse; The Canterbury Tales, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tamer Tamed, Cymbeline, The Relapse, Woyzeck, The Devil is an Ass, Royal Shakespeare Company; Twelfth Night, Troilus and Cressida, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Henry IV Part 1, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre; The Woman in Black, Fortune Theatre; What a Performance, Queen’s Theatre; Noises Off, Savoy Theatre; Ten Times Table, Gielgud Theatre; Hay Fever, Noel Coward Theatre; All Things Considered, Hampstead and his one-man show The Guv’nor, Young Vic. Film includes: Porridge, A Handful of Dust, Bullshot, The New Avengers, Jinnah and Blackball. Television includes: My Family and Other Animals, Nice Work and After You’ve Gone. Christopher has also recorded numerous plays and comedy series for radio.

CATHERINE HAMMOND as Voice of Martha Corey Read More

Theatre includes: Execution of Justice, Southwark Playhouse; The Heart’s Tent is Broken, Tristan Bates Theatre; The Amen Corner, Bristol Old Vic; The President’s Tobacco, Bilimankhwe Arts/Young Vic; Forty, Hackney Empire; Little Shop of Horrors, English Theatre/Frankfurt; The Maintenance Man, Canal Cafe; A Slice of Saturday Night, Barnum, Bloomsbury Theatre; Living Quarters, Whale Music, Whitechapel; Jack and the Beanstalk, London Bubble; Aladdin, Swan/Worcester. Film includes: Mine, Who Are You?, Lowly Lucretia, Weekend and Sympathy for the Devil. Television includes: The Sweeter Side of Life, Law & Order, Comic Relief: Swear Box and Sky Selections.

HANNAH HUTCH as Ensemble Read More

Theatre includes: Sans Salome, The Peculiar Tale of Pablo Picasso and the Mona Lisa, Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Flood, National Youth Theatre; The Lazy Elf, Jam Theatre Company.

Hannah trained at The Actors Class in London.

LAUREN LYLE as Ensemble Read More

Theatre includes: Season 5 with Punchdrunk, National Theatre Young Studio; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Peculiar Tale of Pablo Picasso and the Mona Lisa, Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Showstoppers, Theatre Royal/Glasgow.

Lauren trained at The Actors Class in London.

ANNA MADELEY as Elizabeth Proctor Read More

Theatre includes: One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Peculiar Tale of Pablo Picasso and the Mona Lisa, Edinburgh Festival Fringe; Showstoppers, Theatre Royal/Glasgow, The Rivals, Bristol Old Vic; Roman Actor, The Malcontent, Royal Shakespeare Company/West End; Love in a Wood, A Russian in the Woods, Madness in Valencia, Royal Shakespeare Company; Sense and Sensibility, Exeter/Northcott/UK tour; Romeo and Juliet, Orange Tree; Be My Baby, Pleasance. Film includes: Strawberry Fields, A Fantastic Fear of Everything, Brideshead Revisited, In Bruges, Stoned, Guest House Paradiso, Wonderful World. Television includes: Poirot, Silent Witness, Secret State, Mr Selfridge, Utopia, The Reckoning, The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, Hustle, Law and Order, Crooked House, Marple, The Children, Affinity, Waking the Dead, The Old Curiosity Shop, Sense and Sensibility, Lewis, Consent, Aftersun, The Outsiders, The Secret Life of Mrs Beeton, The Royal, A Dinner of Herbs, Dad, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman and Cold Feet. Awards include: Golden Nymph Award in the Best Actress category for Affinity.

Anna trained at The Actors Class in London.

PADDY NAVIN as Sarah Good Read More

Theatre includes: Media Monsters, Alma Tavern; Transgender Monologues, New York; Cross Purpose, Love, This Savage Parade, She Who Must Be Obeyed, King’s Head; The Last of the Haussmans, The Villains’ Opera, National; Out of Order, British Theatre Playhouse; Breathing, Theatre 503; Burlesque, Southwark Playhouse/West End; Jossticks, March of the Falsettos, The Lights Twinkle Sometimes, Godspell, West End; The Nerd, UK tour; Shirley Valentine, Time and Time Again, Great Expectations, Theatre by the Lake Keswick; A Taste of Honey, York Theatre Royal; Come Dancing, Old Red Lion; The Beggar’s Opera, Lyric Hammersmith; Cabaret, Dead Earnest, Sheffield Crucible; Filumena, Library; Incidental Music, Orange Tree; Once A Catholic, Queen’s Hornchurch; Confetti, Chelsea Arts; Lost Empires, Cambridge Theatre Company; Grease, Twelfth Night, New Wolsey; The Rocky Horror Show, Kings Road; Hair, Teatro Barcelona; Laurel and Harvey, La Bonne Crepe. Film includes: The Firm, Blue Money, Doggin’ Around and Long Time Dead. Television includes: Threesome, EastEnders, Casualty, Holby City, Heartbeat, Crime Traveller, The Bill, Second Thoughts, London’s Burning, For 4 Tonight, Boswell’s London Journal, The Beggar’s Opera, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Rivals, Brookside, Tales from the Crypt, Me and My Girl, The Lenny Henry Show, Hot Metal, Hale and Pace and Magnum PI.

SARAH NILES as Tituba Read More

Theatre includes: Antony and Cleopatra, Royal Shakespeare Company; Table, Mrs Affleck, National; Truth and Reconciliation, Royal Court Theatre; The Long Road, Curve; The Quiet Little Englishman, Zho Visual Theatre Company; Play Size, Actors Touring Company/Young Vic; Bones, Bush; The Bogus Woman, Haymarket/ Leicester/New York/Adelaide; The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, To Kill a Mockingbird, Haymarket/Leicester; Entartete Musik, Drill Hall/Danish tour; Lowdown Highnotes, Red Ladder Theatre Company; Magic Sky Magic Earth, Pentabus Theatre Company; Pied Piper, Kaboodle; Black Love, Black Arts Development Project; Soho Story, Kaboodle/Unity; The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Library. Film includes: Austenland, Still, Cuban Fury, Now Is Good, London Boulevard, Games Men Play and Happy-Go-Lucky. Television includes: Death in Paradise, Waterloo Road, Being Human, Thorne: Sleepyhead, Beautiful People, Mister Eleven, Doctor Who, Peep Show and A Touch of Frost.

TOM PETERS as Marshal Herrick Read More

Theatre includes: Strange Interlude, Scenes from an Execution, Travelling Light, The London Cuckolds, Ivanov, National; Crampons of Fear, Eastern Angles; Forever House, Theatre Royal/Plymouth; 27, Hamlet, Fecund; The Alchemist, Belgrade Coventry; The Winter’s Tale, Riding Lights; The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, Guildford Shakespeare Company; Antony and Cleopatra, Tales From King James, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, Macbeth, Robin Hood, The Oxford Passion, Shakespeare’s Saint and Sinners, Creation. Tom was a member of the understudy cast for The Old Vic’s production of Dancing at Lughnasa in 2009. He also appeared in A View from the Bridge at Liverpool Playhouse.

NEIL SALVAGE as Francis Nurse Read More

Theatre includes: Fiddler on the Roof, Music and Lyrics/UK tour; The Mousetrap, The Cryptogram, West End; The Crucible, York Theatre Royal; The Canterbury Tales, Northern Broadsides; Animal Farm, Peter Hall Company; The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, West Yorkshire Playhouse/Birmingham Repertory; The Happiest Days of Your Life, Royal Exchange Manchester; A Christmas Carol, Derby Playhouse; Peer Gynt, Gulliver’s Travels, The Ubu Plays, National; The Three Birds, Gate; The Bright and Bold Design, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, Hobson’s Choice, The Threepenny Opera, New Vic; The Rivals, A Christmas Carol, Swan/Worcester; The Tempest, The Poor Soldier, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds; Punishment Without Revenge, The Triumph of Love, Actors Touring Company; Who Goes There, Don’t Look Back, Dreamthinkspeak. Film includes: Topsy-Turvy and The Other Man. Television includes: Casualty, The  Bill, Westbeach, Staying Alive, Doctor Faustus, Joseph’s Troubles, The Last Days of Anne Boleyn, Bare Knuckle Boxer, Queen Victoria’s Men and Diana’s Legacy. Writing credits for film include: Caught in the Act,The Pearl and A Kiss from Grandma.

REBECCA SAIRE as Mrs Ann Putnam Read More

Theatre includes: The Charity That Began at Home, Orange Tree Theatre; Crown Matrimonial, UK tour; Private Lives, National; Four Dogs and a Bone, Etcetera; Major Barbara, The Misanthrope, An Ideal Husband, West End; Northanger Abbey, Greenwich; Travesties, All’s Well That Ends Well, The School of Night, A Jovial Crew, The Taming of the Shrew, Hamlet, Have, The Silent Woman, Royal Shakespeare Company; Nicholas Nickleby, Royal Shakespeare Company/West End/Los Angeles/Broadway. Film includes: The Shooting Party. Television includes: Borgia, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, The Tunnel, EastEnders, My Dad’s the Prime Minister, Midsomer Murders, Holby City, Doctors, The Bill, Jeeves and Wooster, A Taste for Death and Vanity Fair.

ADRIAN SCHILLER as Reverend John Hale Read More

Theatre includes: Hysteria, Hampstead Theatre; The Captain of Köpenick, The Veil, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other, National; Three Sisters, Young Vic; Our Private Life, Royal Court Theatre; Twisted, Southwark Playhouse; Hit Me!, Macbeth, West End; A Christmas Carol, Rose; The Changeling, English Touring Theatre; The Taming of the Shrew, Wilton's; Son of Man, Northern Stage; Tartuffe, The Watermill/UK Tour, Julius Caesar, Lyric Hammersmith/Royal Shakespeare Company; The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Henry V, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, Royal Shakespeare Company; Mary Stuart, Nuffield Theatre; Madame Bovary, Shared Experience/UK Tour; Great Expectations, Bristol Old Vic; Love's Labour's Lost, Regent's Park Open Air. Film includes: Remainder, Suffragette, Frankenstein, Residue, A Little Chaos, Son of God, Richard II, Brighton Rock, The Infidel, Wild Target, Bright Star, Good and The Ten Commandments. Television includes: Talking to the Dead, The Bible, The Hollow Crown, Silk, Doctor Who, Zen: Vendetta, New Tricks, Coming Up, Being Human, Going Postal, Ashes to Ashes, The Devil’s Whore and The IT Crowd.

MICHAEL THOMAS as Reverend Parris Read More

Theatre includes: All My Sons, Lettice and Lovage, The Watermill; People, All’s Well That Ends Well, St Joan, Pillars of the Community, National; Before the Party, Waste, Festen, Almeida Theatre; Our Country’s Good, Liverpool Everyman; In Praise of Love, King Lear, Chichester Festival; Women Beware Women, Royal Shakespeare Company; As You Like It and The Tempest, The Old Vic, as part of The Bridge Project in 2010. Film includes: The Boat That Rocked. Television includes: Endeavour, Doctors, New Tricks, Rosemary & Thyme, Holby City and Playing the Field.

ALAN VICARY as Ezekiel Cheever Read More

Theatre includes: King Lear, Chichester Festival/BAM, New York; Payback, Riverside Studios; Goodnight Mr Tom, West End/UK tour; To Kill A Mockingbird, Ashcroft; Step 9 of 12, Hackney Fringe Festival; The Secret Garden, Birmingham Repertory; The Remains of the Day, Union Street; The Fantasticks, Carousel, Gone with the Wind, The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, Les Misérables, Kiss Me Kate, The Phantom of the Opera, Brigadoon, Me and My Girl, West End; The Power of Yes, National; The Lass wi’ the Muckle Mou’, The Merchant of Venice, Of Mice and Men, Twelfth Night, The Brunton; Night Sky, Scottish tour; She Loves Me, The Mikado, Piaf, And Then There Were None, Peace Child, An Inspector Calls, Murder in the Cathedral, Perth; The Thrie Estaitis, The Bruce, A Wee Touch of Class, Edinburgh Festival; Spinning a Line, The Innocent, Traverse;  Off the Wall, The Duchess of Malfi, Royal Lyceum Edinburgh. Film includes: London Road and Never Had YouTelevision includes: The Tales of Para Handy, Timewatch and Taggart.

DAISY WATERSTONE as Susanna Walcott Read More

Film includes: Testament of Youth. Television includes: Silent Witness.

Daisy trained at Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts and the National Youth Theatre during which time her credits included Peter Pan Goes Wrong, Pleasance.

MATT WEYLAND as Hopkins Read More

Theatre includes: Passion Play, Kiss of the Spider Woman – rehearsed reading, West End; Dandy Dick, Theatre Royal Brighton; New World Order, Brighton Festival; Porridge, UK tour; The Jungle Book, Treasure Island, The Birmingham Stage Company; The Caretaker, Marlborough; Dumb Show, The Clink, Once a Catholic, Sikes & Nancy, ACT/Brighton Productions. Film includes: Baby Asteroid, A Dark Reflection and Stone Cold. Television includes: Miranda, Crimewatch Solved, Dead Ringers, The Art Heist and It’s Me or the Dog.

ZARA WHITE as Mercy Lewis Read More

Film includes: Powder Room and A Long Way Down. Television includes: C-Bomb, Pramface, Misfits and Living the Dream.

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