AN ACTRESS from Marlow is continuing her rapid rise to the top with her first role on the London stage - less than two years after finishing school - in an adaptation of a theatre classic.

Hannah Hutchinson, 20, who now goes by her stage name Hannah Hutch, is currently performing in the critically acclaimed ‘The Crucible’ by Arthur Miller at the Old Vic Theatre.

The former Danesfield School and Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School pupil, who has always wanted to be on the stage, forms part of a six-strong Ensemble for the famous tales of witchcraft.

See Freetime in this week's Bucks Free Press for a full feature interview with the young star