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Volpone [scenes]

Summary
1967 Rediffusion presentation of scenes from Volpone by Ben Jonson for ITV’s Drama for Sixth forms season titled Conflict, introduced by John Gielgud.
Theatre play
Volpone by Ben Jonson [more information]
Date of transmission
Friday 12 May 1967
Time
2.35-3.00pm
Series
Schools
Channel
ITV
Production company
Rediffusion (1964-68)

Credits

Director
George More O’Ferrall (1907-1982)
Producer
Donald Carter
Playwright
Ben Jonson
Adapted for Television by
Ivor Brown ('episodes selected and introduction written by’)
Designer
Tony Waller
Introduced by
John Gielgud
Cast
John CarlinMosca
Donald EcclesCorbaccio
Trader FaulknerCorvino
Bill FraserVolpone
John RinghamVoltore

Additional details

Extant status
No archival copy is known to exist.
Play tags
17th-century setting; comedy; Italian drama; Jacobean drama
Programme context tags
schools television programming

Print sources

Title
TV Times, 4 May 1967 (Magazine)
Linking notes
listing, p. 41, with image

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