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Crucible, The

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The RSC production of Arthur Miller's witch hunt drama. Read More >

The CrucibleThe RSC production of Arthur Miller’s witch hunt drama.

Iain Glen plays John Proctor, a man whose relationship with a teenager leads to accusations of witchcraft which affect his wife. In the end he must choose between saving his life or his reputation. Miller’s play, which was first staged in 1953, famously draws parallels between the Salem witch hunts and McCarthyism in 1950s America.

For more information about The Crucible, click here to read our First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 29/03/2006

Opening Night: 05/04/2006

Closing Night: 10/06/2006

Running time: 3h10

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Cast & Creative


Robert Bowman, Ken Bradshaw, Elaine Cassidy, Tim Chipping, Laura Elphinstone, Alison Garland, Lorna Gayle, Ian Gelder, Iain Glen, Darlene Johnson, James Laurenson, Susan McGoun, Caroline O'Neill, Trevor Peacock, James Pearse, Clifford Rose, Helen Schlesinger, Catherine Skinner, James Staddon, John Stahl, Michelle Terry, Zoe Thorne


Director - Dominic Cooke

Producer - Bill Kenwright and Thelma Holt

Designer - Hildegard Bechtler

Lighting Designer - Jean Kalman

Sound - Paul Arditti

Author - Arthur Miller

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