Lucky drama students at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland can now watch exclusive interviews with Anna Madeley and Richard Armitage via the college's Digital Theatre Plus subscription.
Today we release a full transcript of our exclusive interview with actor Anna Madeley, who played Elizabeth Proctor in The Old Vic's sensational 2014 production of The Crucible. Anna describes how integrity is essential to her portrayal of the character of Elizabeth and the role Mary Warren plays in Elizabeth's secluded rural life. Anna also explains the rehearsal exercises used to build intimacy between John and Elizabeth in performance. View here.
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[and] ... a full transcript of our exclusive interview with actor Richard Armitage, who played the troubled protagonist John Proctor in The Old Vic's sensational 2014 production of The Crucible. Richard details the physical process he went through and the practical research he undertook in order to fully understand John Proctor. He also explains what he thinks Arthur Miller is conveying through the words spoken by the character and why he feels that Proctor's fall from grace was inevitable. View here