Play of the Week: The Crucible (1959)

UK, 3 November
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Play of the Week (1956-1966)

A British borderline horror television play directed by Henry Kaplan. It was the first television adaptation of the play anywhere in the world.

Plot Summary

The residents of Salem, Massachusetts accuse several local women of being witches.

Credits

Crew
Director: Henry Kaplan
Associated-Rediffusion
Based on the play by Arthur Miller
Designer: William Brodie

Cast
Sean Connery (John Proctor)
Barbara Chilcott (Elizabeth Proctor)
Noel Willman (Danforth)
Susannah York (Abigail Williams)
Hugh Latimer (Samuel Parris)
Karal Gardner (Betty)
Barbara Assoon (Tituba)
Pamela Binns (Susanna Walcott)
Valerie Gearon (Mercy Lewis)
Fiona Duncan (Mary Warren)
Anna Turner (Ann Putnam)
Fred Johnson (Thomas Putnam)
Enid Lorimer (Rebecca Nurse)
Oliver Johnston (Giles Cory)
Alfred Burke (Reverend John Hale)
Peter Vaughan (Cheever)
David Dodimead (Hathorne)
Ann Tirard (Martha Corey)
Raymond Hodge (jailer)
Richard Statman