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The beggar's opera

Author: John GayJohn Christopher PepuschJonathan MillerRoger DaltreyBob HoskinsAll authors
Publisher: California : Image Entertainment, [2000], ©1983.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places.
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Genre/Form: Televised operas
Nonfiction television programs
Drama
Television adaptations
Filmed operas
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Gay; John Christopher Pepusch; Jonathan Miller; Roger Daltrey; Bob Hoskins; Stratford Johns; Patricia Routledge; Carol Hall; Peter Bayliss; Rosemary Ashe; Graham Crowden; Gary Tibbs; John Eliot Gardiner; Jeremy Barlow; English Baroque Soloists.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; RM Arts (Firm); Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 45294700
Language Note: Sung in English.
Credits: Senior cameraman, Ron Green ; videotape editor, Dennis Collett ; music arrangement, Jeremy Barlow, John Eliot Gardiner ; choreography, Sally Gilpin.
Performer(s): Roger Daltrey (Macheath) ; Bob Hoskins (Beggar) ; Stratford Johns (Peachum) ; Patricia Routledge (Mrs. Peachum) ; Carol Hall (Polly Peachum) ; Peter Bayliss (Lockit) ; Rosemary Ashe (Lucy Lockit) ; Graham Crowden (The player) ; Gary Tibbs (Filch) ; English Baroque soloists ; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor.
Description: 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Responsibility: by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller.

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A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places.

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