The Crucible

by Arthur Millerdirected by Tony Nelson
October 1976
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed The Crucible in October 1976.


Reverend Parris, the Minister of SalemGordon Carlin
Betty Parris, his daughterGillian Watson
Tituba, his Negro slaveBetty Triggs
Abigail Williams, his nieceChris Polley
Susanna WalcottChristine Lamy
Mrs Ann PutnamGillian Thresh
Thomas Putnam, her husband, a well-to-do landownerJim Young
Mercy Lewis, the Putnams’ servantChristine Wilson
Mary Warren, the Proctors’ servantDebbie Smith
John Proctor, a farmerRobin Polley
Rebecca Nurse, Francis’s wifeMonica Brown
Giles Cory, a garrulous old manTrevor Money
Reverend John Hale, the Minister of BeverlyAlan Mitcheson
Mrs Elizabeth Proctor, John’s wifeMary Nelson
Francis Nurse, a landownerRoger Cook
Ezekiel CheeverGeoff Mountain
Marshal HerrickJohn Dickson
Judge HathornePhilip Pawson
Deputy-Governor DanforthGraham Alchorne
Sarah GoodBetty Johnson
Mrs Martha Corey, Giles’ wifeJoyce King
Hopkins, a guardDouglas Harris

Backstage team

DirectorTony Nelson
Stage ManagerGeorge Westmoreland
SetJohn Kerwin-Davey
Sound EffectsDouglas Harris
PromptJune Stevenson
CostumesLAC Team
PropertiesDoreen Parker
PublicityGordon Wilson
Box Office & Ticket SalesJohn Pemberton
 Maggie Rhodes
Front of House ManagerAnne Robinson

Archive documents

The following documents from the production are in the LAC archive.

Download: Programme
(334 KBytes)

Add to the archive

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

Other productions

Leeds Arts Centre has also performed The Crucible on other occasions, in 2009 and 1958 – more details of those productions can be found by following these links to their pages in this archive.