Actor Richard Armitage on stage and in conversation with theatre critic Matt Wolf

The Crucible

Arthur Miller
The Old Vic
Directed by Yaël Farber

Hosted by theatre critic Matt Wolf as a part of The Old Vic’s In Conversation series, actor Richard Armitage discusses his performance as protagonist John Proctor in director Yaël Farber’s critically acclaimed production of Arthur Miller’s seminal play.

This exclusive interview was filmed live on stage during The Crucible’s final weeks at The Old Vic.

Production duration: 40 min 53 sec

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