Paul Scofield: Peter Hall’s National Theatre Production, 1977

@inproceedings{Hinchliffe1985PaulSP,
  title={Paul Scofield: Peter Hall’s National Theatre Production, 1977},
  author={Arnold P. Hinchliffe},
  year={1985}
}
The problems of any modern production of Volpone are, not surprisingly, the problems that have bedevilled the play since Jonson’s own time: how the play should look and how far the scenery should be allowed to distract from the words; the character of Volpone and his relationship with Mosca; the serious ending of the play; how much of the subplot to retain; and how to present Celia and Bonario who, if minor characters, loom large in challenging the credibility of the production. The director… CONTINUE READING