The White Devil
by John Webster
Tower Theatre, Canonbury
October 18 - 26, 1957


Lodovico, an Italian Count, but decayedColin Ley
Gasparo, his friend, a dependant of the Duke of Florence Michael Lee
Brachiano, otherwise Paulo Giordano Ursini, Duke of Brachiano, husband to IsabellaGeorge Spaul
Camillo, husband to VittoriaStephen Webber
Vittoria Corombona, a Venetian lady, first married to Camillo, afterwards to BrachianoJoan Clothier
Cornelia, mother to Vittoria, Flamineo & MarcelloEdith Burdett
Zanche, a Moor, servant to VittoriaAnne Corby
Francisco de Medicis, Duke of Florence, disguised in Act 3 as a Moor named MulinassarLarry Barnes
Monticelso, a cardinal, afterwards Pope Paul IVPeter Dunkley
Marcello, brother to Vittoria, attendant on Francisco de MedicisRalph Gruskin
Isabella, sister to Francisco de Medicis, wife to BrachianoBobbie Peacock
Giovanni, son to Brachiano by IsabellaJohn Levitt
Dr JulioFred Radley
A conjurerBobby Bernard
Aragon, a cardinal chancellor to MonticelsoPeter Hutchings
LawyerHarold Bennett
Ambassador of FranceBrian Kibblewhite
Ambassador of EnglandThomas Carter
Ambassador of SpainDavid Edwards
Hortensio, an officer at Brachiano's courtStephen Webber
Carol, a dependant of the Duke of Florence Bobby Bernard
Matron of a house of ConvertitesJoan Smith
Lady-in-Waiting on CorneliaPat Jolliffe
Farnese, secretary to Francisco de MedicisBill Manley
A young lord, at the court of BrachianoDavid Edwards
Page to BrachianoDerek Goodman
An armourerBill Manley
Two scullionsHarold Bennett
Irene Carter

Production Team
Director : Kay Gardner
Set Design : Thomas Carter
Lighting : George Baker assisted by Peter Baker
Incidental music written & played by Anthony Buckingham & John Nicole
Film sequences : Stanley Morcom

Stage Manager : Mary Witts
ASMs : Marion Russell, Corinne Birch, Wim Zuydam
Swords & rapiers lent & swordplay arranged by Larry Barnes
Wardrobe : Jo Hall, Dorothy Fox, Leslie Levene & members of the company
Set painted by Thomas Carter