TitleVolpone
AuthorJonson, Ben
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night4/21/1977
Press Night4/26/1977
Closing Night12/29/1977
Performance Length3 hours (including one interval)
AwardsOlivier nomination for Designer of the Year (John Bury)
Number of Performances103
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE124466Scofield; Paul (1922-)Volpone, a magnifico
ROLE124467Kingsley; BenMosca, Volpone's parasite
ROLE124468Rappaport; DavidNano, a dwarf
ROLE124469Claire; ImogenAndrogyno, an hermaphrodite
ROLE124470Messana; John-AngeloCastrone, an eunuch
ROLE124471Rogers; PaulVoltore, an advocate
ROLE124472Paddick; HughCorbaccio, an old gentleman
ROLE124473Medwin; MichaelCorvino, a merchant
ROLE124474Gielgud; Sir; John (1904-2000)Sir Poltic Wouldbe, an English knight
ROLE124475Charleson; IanPeregrine, a gentleman-traveller
ROLE124476Hood; Morag (1942-2002)Celia, the merchant's wife
ROLE124477Edwards; RayCorvion's servant
ROLE124478Clarke; WarrenBonario, a young gentleman (son of Corbaccio)
ROLE124479Spriggs; ElizabethLady Wouldbe
ROLE124480Blethyn; BrendaLady Wouldbe's Woman
ROLE124481MacDonald; LucindaLady Wouldbe's Woman
ROLE124482Selby; NicholasFirst Avocatore
ROLE124483Needham; PeterSecond Avocatore
ROLE124484Kent; Brian (-1985)Third Avocatore
ROLE124485Thorndike; DanielFourth Avocatore
ROLE124486Claridge; NormanNotario
ROLE124487Beint; Michael First Merchant
ROLE124488Friend; MartinSecond Merchant
ROLE124489Lloyd; StanleyThird Merchant
ROLE124490Battersby; JonathanSupporting Cast
ROLE124491Howard; RobertSupporting Cast
ROLE124492Hunter; ChrisSupporting Cast
ROLE124496Bailey; RobinSir Politic Wouldbe
ROLE137893Morley; MarianneSupporting Cast
ROLE141691O'Callaghan; LiamSupporting Cast
ROLE141689Gorst; IreneSupporting Cast
ROLE124412Rocca; PeterSupporting Cast
ROLE124687Tynsley; Dennis (-1981)Supporting Cast (Part 1 and 2)
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103339Jonson; Ben (1572-1637)Playwright
ROLE124465Bury; John (1925-2000)Settings
ROLE106505Clancy; DeirdreCostumes
ROLE105023Birtwistle; Sir; Harrison (1934-)Music
ROLE106772Mackintosh; KennethStaff Director
ROLE104732Bullimore; RichardProduction Manager
ROLE122860Edelstein; DavidAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE122861Goulding; MarieAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115248Walmsley; LesleyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE104798Ayliff; Sue / SusannaSound
ROLE113293Jenkinson; SueAssistant to the Designer
ROLE115229Radmore; PeterAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE112033Wilson; RegProduction Photographer
ROLE105038Beattie; RosemaryStage Manager
ROLE128512Hall; Sir; Peter (1930-)Director
ROLE103792Bryant; CourtneyDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE141692Trotter; StewartAssistant Director
ROLE141693Birtwistle; Sir; Harrison (1934-)Songs
ROLE110063Hersey; DavidLighting
Catalogue
Ref_NoTitleDateSeries
RNT/PP/2/5/81Volpone / Bedroom FarceSeptember 1977Repertory Posters
RNT/PP/2/3/9Volpone26 April 1977Olivier Posters
RNT/PP/5/44Volpone1977Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/125VolponeMarch 1977 - September 1977Press Production Review Files
RNT/PO/5/67Volpone1977Set Photographs
RNT/CO/1/96Volpone1977Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PP/1/3/14Volpone26 April 1977Olivier Programmes
RNT/SM/2/4/7Volpone1977 - 1978Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PR/3/112Volpone1977Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PP/1/3/12Volpone26 April 1977Olivier Programmes
RNT/PP/1/3/13Volpone26 April 1977Olivier Programmes
RNT/PR/4/1/124VolponeApril 1977 - May 1991Press Production Review Files
RNT/PO/3/1/8Volpone1977Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PP/1/7/6Volpone1977Occasional Programmes
RNT/PR/2/1/194National Theatre to give Royal Gala Performance15 April 1977Press Releases 1960-1979
RNT/PP/1/6/59Volpone / Bedroom Farce12 September 1977Touring programmes
RNT/PP/2/3/8Volpone26 April 1977Olivier Posters
RNT/PR/2/1/207National Theatre Company to vist Bristol Hippodrome26 July 1977Press Releases 1960-1979
RNT/PP/3/1/31976-19801976-1980NT Production related printwork
RNT/PP/3/6/32Volpone / Bedroom Farce 1977Touring Printwork
RNT/PP/3/9/2/5aVolpone1977Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/PP/3/9/2/5bVolpone1977Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/PP/3/9/2/5cVolpone1977Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/SM/1/109Volpone1977Prompt Scripts
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