The parts can encompass a wide age-range. Feel flexible.
The age-range at the 1999 production at the Crucible was between 9 and 55.
THE ELTHAM FAMILY
Lizabeth - Mother to Sam, Carrie, Lucy and Billy
Sam - late teens/20s
Lucy - teenager
Carrie - younger child (9 -12)
Billy - younger child (9 -12)
John Eltham - Uncle to Sam, Lucy, Carrie and Billy. Owner of the Mill
Jenny Blackwell - Sam's love and similar age
Molly O'Donnel - Fiery, close friend of Jenny who's looking for love
Tom Blackwell - Sam's best friend and Jenny's brother who's keen on Molly
Peter Fletcher - John's Foreman at the Mill
THE FIELDS OF ASHOVER (second half of Act 2)
(These parts are doubled with the other parts below)
Flo Turner - soloist in To Lie is the Thing. Befriends Sam in the Fields of Ashover.
Ruth Brown - soloist in City Boy, Never Push Your Luck
Polly Cooper - soloist in City Boy, Never Push Your Luck
Michael Plackett - soloist in City Boy
OTHER PARTS (Ensemble). Buffer Girls, Mill workers, Stokers etc.
Parts can cover a wide age-range. Four of the female cast double with Flo, Ruth,
Polly and Rosie in The Fields of Ashover section. The two Michaels can also double.
CHILDREN (9 -12)
The Three Steves: Dexter, Keeling and Clark
Eileen Fawcett - Founder of the Made in Sheffield Theatre Company
who commissioned and produced My Father's Son