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Volpone, or The Fox


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A comedy by Ben Jonson.
[Starring] Cecil Trouncer

The scene is laid in Venice.


Writer: Ben Jonson
Arranged for television and produced by: Stephen Harrison
Settings: Barry Learoyd
Volpone, the fox: Cecil Trouncer
Mosca, the fly: Alan Wheatley
Voltore, the vulture: Mark Dignam
Corbaccio, the raven: Stanley Lathbury
Corvino, the crow: Aubrey Dexter
Visitor to Venice: Barry Phelps
Visitor to Venice: Ronald Long
Celia, Corvino's wife: Jessica Spencer
Bonario, Corbaccio's son: Gordon Davies
First magistrate: Keith Pyott
Second magistrate: John Vere
Third magistrate: John Burch
Others taking part: Harold Chapin
Others taking part: John Baker
Others taking part: Tom Webster
Others taking part: Kenneth Osborne
Others taking part: Cyril Hardingham
Others taking part: Eric Lindsay

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