by Ben Jonsondirected by Malcolm Brown
December 1984
The Civic Theatre

Leeds Arts Centre performed Volpone in December 1984.

Production photos

These photographs were taken during the production.

Costume designs

The costumes for this production were designed by Malcolm Brown; some of the original drawings can be seen here.


Volpone, a MagnificoIan Fairbrass
Mosca, his ParasiteStuart Mitchell
Voltore, an AdvocateDavid Mallinson
Corbaccio, an old GentlemanDavid Jarrett
Corvina, a MerchantGraham Alchorne
Bonario, son to CorbaccioMartyn Drake
Celia, Corvino’s WifeShirley Hamer
Nano, a DwarfNick Money
Castrone, a EunuchGillian Thresh
Androgyno, an HermaphroditeGwyneth Hadley
Avocatori, MagistratesGeorge Barker
 Betty Triggs
 Monica Brown
Notario, the RegisterJean Blundell
Commandadori, Officers of JusticeJulie Mitchell
 Kathy Wormald
Servant to CorvinoAudrey Barker

Backstage team

DirectorMalcolm Brown
Stage ManagerLes Wormald
Assistant Stage ManagerJim Young
PropertiesDoreen Parker
PromptDenise Swift
LightingJim Marshall
SoundGordon Carlin
MusicGillian Thresh
DanceJean Blundell
CostumesJulie Mitchell
 LAC Team
Box OfficeMaggie Rhodes
Front of House ManagerJoyce King

Archive documents

The following documents from the production are in the LAC archive.

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Add to the archive

We’re always looking to add to our archive of past productions – if you have any other memories of Volpone, we would be very pleased to hear from you.