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The Alchemist

on BBC Television

by Ben Jonson
Starring Alan Dobie, Patsy Rowlands, John Warner

Face and his confederates, Subtle and Doll Common, get up to every trick, squeezing money out of the gullible and the greedy. These lead to outrageous complications which resolve only as the play ends.
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Ben Jonson
Peter Dews
Charles Carroll
Face, the Housekeeper:
Alan Dobie
Subtle, the Alchemist:
John Warner
Doll Common, their Colleague:
Patsy Rowlands
Lovewit, Master of the House:
William Mervyn
Dapper, a Lawyer's Clerk:
Edward Petherbridge
Abel Drugger, A Tobacco Man:
Terry Scully
Sir Epicure Mammon, a Knight:
Thomas Gallagher
Pertinax Surly, a Gamester:
Jerome Willis
Ananias, a Deacon:
David William
Tribulation Wholesome, a Pastor:
Peter Duguid
Kastril, the Angry Boy:
Tony Garnett
Dame Pliant, his Sister, a Widow:
Topsy Jane
Neighbours, Officers:
Colin Campbell
Neighbours, Officers:
Mary Chester
Neighbours, Officers:
Roger Croucher
Neighbours, Officers:
Murray Gilmore
Neighbours, Officers:
Timothy Harley
Neighbours, Officers:
Loelia Kidd
Neighbours, Officers:
Henry Manning
Neighbours, Officers:
Monica Stewart
Neighbours, Officers:
Isobel Swan

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