The Venetian (play)

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The Venetian
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Written byClifford Bax
Date premiered25 February 1931
Place premieredLittle Theatre, London
Original languageEnglish

The Venetian is a 1931 historical play by Clifford Bax about the Medici family.

It ran for 86 performances in the West End, first at the Little Theatre before transferring to The Apollo. The cast included John Clements, Alastair Sim as Cardinal Ferdinando de Medici, Catherine Lacey and Ivan Brandt.[1][2]


  1. ^ Wearing p.95
  2. ^ 1932-, Lachman, Marvin (2014). The villainous stage : crime plays on Broadway and in the West End. McFarland. ISBN 978-0-7864-9534-4. OCLC 903807427.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)


  • Wearing, J.P. The London Stage 1930-1939: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.

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