Volpone

In this classic satirical comedy of the English Renaissance, wealthy Volpone pretends to be old and infirm.

This attracts greedy Venetians to his bedside, anxious to be included in his will.

Shakespeare's works apart, Jonson's brilliant comedy is the most performed and influential play of the English Renaissance.

And as a biting satire on human imperfection, Machiavellianism and spin, it is a play for all ages.

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In this classic satirical comedy of the English Renaissance, wealthy Volpone pretends to be old and infirm.

This attracts greedy Venetians to his bedside, anxious to be included in his will.

Shakespeare's works apart, Jonson's brilliant comedy is the most performed and influential play of the English Renaissance.

And as a biting satire on human imperfection, Machiavellianism and spin, it is a play for all ages.

  • androgyno....Declan Wilson
  • avoc 1....ioan meredith
  • avoc 2....Philip Fox
  • avoc 3....john paul ryan
  • bonario....Chris Moran
  • castrone....aimi barbakoff
  • celia....olivia williams
  • corbaccio....John Rowe
  • corvino....Malcolm Sinclair
  • directed by - Peter Kavanagh
  • mosca....Tom Hollander
  • music by - Mia Soteriou
  • music performed by Mia Soteriou and steve bentley-klein
  • nano....david thorpe
  • volpone....ian mcdiarmid
  • voltore....Patrick Barlow
  • by.... - - ben jonson

  • 2004032820050417

    In this classic satirical comedy of the English Renaissance, wealthy Volpone pretends to be old and infirm.

    This attracts greedy Venetians to his bedside, anxious to be included in his will.

    Shakespeare's works apart, Jonson's brilliant comedy is the most performed and influential play of the English Renaissance.

    And as a biting satire on human imperfection, Machiavellianism and spin, it is a play for all ages.

  • androgyno....Declan Wilson
  • avoc 1....ioan meredith
  • avoc 2....Philip Fox
  • avoc 3....john paul ryan
  • bonario....Chris Moran
  • castrone....aimi barbakoff
  • celia....olivia williams
  • corbaccio....John Rowe
  • corvino....Malcolm Sinclair
  • directed by - Peter Kavanagh
  • mosca....Tom Hollander
  • music by - Mia Soteriou
  • music performed by Mia Soteriou and steve bentley-klein
  • nano....david thorpe
  • volpone....ian mcdiarmid
  • voltore....Patrick Barlow
  • by.... - - ben jonson