A thrilling new trailer has been released for the National Theatre’s new production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible – now playing at the Gielgud Theatre in the West End.
Lyndsey Turner’s critically acclaimed production of Arthur Miller’s parable of power and its abuse got great reviews from the critics when it started its West End run at the Gielgud in June.
The Crucible stars Milly Alcock (House of the Dragon, HBO) as Abigail Williams, with Brian Gleeson (Bad Sisters, Apple TV; Peaky Blinders, BBC One) as John Proctor, Caitlin FitzGerald (Succession, HBO; Masters of Sex, Showtime) as Elizabeth Proctor, and Ron Cook (Hot Fuzz; Universal Pictures; Mr Selfridge, ITV) as Giles Corey; Fisayo Akinade (Romeo & Juliet, National Theatre; Heartstopper, Netflix) as Reverend Hale ;and Matthew Marsh (Dunkirk, Warner Bros; The Iron Lady, Pathé) as Danforth.
Completing the cast are David Ahmad, Zoë Aldrich, Stephanie Beattie, Christopher Birch, Lucy Brindle, Raphael Bushay, Henry Everett, Grace Farrell, Nick Fletcher, Chyna-Rose Frederick, Colin Haigh, Nadine Higgin, Miya James, Ebony Jonelle, Gracie McGonigal, Alastair Parker, Tama Phethean, Amy Snudden, Joy Tan, Nia Towle, Samuel Townsend, Tilly Tremayne.
The creative team includes director Lyndsey Turner, set designer Es Devlin, costume designer, Catherine Fay; lighting designer, Tim Lutkin. Sound design is by Tingying Dong (content design); and Christopher Shutt (system design). Composer and arranger is Caroline Shaw; and music director and arranger is Osnat Schmool; with casting by Alastair Coomer CDG and Naomi Downham. They are joined by associate director, Blythe Stewart; associate set designer, Ellie Wintour; associate lighting designer, Max Narula; fight director, Bret Yount; lead intimacy director, Ita O’Brien for Intimacy On Set; intimacy director, Louise Kempton for Intimacy On Set; voice and dialect coach, Kate Godfrey; dialect coaches, Danièle Lydon and Hazel Holder; assistant music director, Alice Grant and resident director, Sophie Dillon Moniram.
The Crucible is playing at the Gielgud Theatre in London to 2 September 2023.