Death of a Salesman archiveVeteran salesman Willy Loman is used to spending his life 'riding on a smile and a shoeshine', but recently things haven't been so good. He seems to have lost his golden touch; his grown-up sons, Biff and Happy, no longer idolise him as they used to and he is haunted by missed opportunities and a trouble past. His wife Linda is struggling to aid her increasingly disturbed husband, as she tries to hold the family together and keep Willy from descending further into desperation. But as the truth of Willy and his sons' imperfect past begins to unravel, Willy starts to lose faith in the two things he believes in: his family, and, in Miller's words, his need 'to leave a thumbprint somewhere on the world'. Death of a Salesman burst upon the international scene in 1949 and won the Drama Critics' Circle Award, the Tony Award and the Pulitzer Prize, becoming a benchmark for modern theatre.


Antony Sher (Will Loman), Harriet Walter (Linda Loman), Brodie Ross (Bernard), Joshua Richards (Charley), Guy Paul (Uncle Ben), Sarah Parks (The Woman), Miranda Nolan (Letta), Sam Marks (Happy Loman), Emma King (Miss Forsyth), Alex Hassell (Biff Loman), Ross Green (Stanley), Helen Grady (Jenny), Paul Birhcard (Older Waiter), Tobias Beer (Howard Wagner)


Author: Arthur Miller
Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
Director: Gregory Doran
Design: Stephen Brimson Lewis
Lighting: Tim Mitchell
Music: Paul Englishby
Sound: Jonathan Ruddick
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Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01429753558. Details of all Death of a Salesman archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2975

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