Apius and Virginia Video: The Death of Virginia

Virginia persuades her father that the only way out of her shameful situation is for him to kill her. She forgives him, and he proceeds with a formal execution. He then tries to commit suicide, but it stayed by an allegorical character, who proposes a grisly alternative.

R.B. Apius and Virginia. Performed Lancaster, Cambridge, and Groningen, 1991; filmed Lancaster.
Cast: Virginius Ian Hobart; Virginia Benjamin Carter; Comfort Awena Carter.

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