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The Beggar's opera

Author: Jonathan MillerJohn GayJohn Christopher PepuschJeremy BarlowJohn Eliot GardinerAll authors
Publisher: [Framingham, Mass.] : Home Vision, 1985, ©1983.
Series: Compleat operagoer, #64.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A ballad opera set among London's criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Television adaptations
Fiction television programs
Named Person: John Gay; John Christopher Pepusch; John Gay; John Christopher Pepusch
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Miller; John Gay; John Christopher Pepusch; Jeremy Barlow; John Eliot Gardiner; Sally Gilpin; Roger Daltrey; Carol Hall; Bob Hoskins; Graham Crowden; Stratford Johns; Patricia Routledge; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Home Vision (Firm); RM Arts (Firm); English Baroque Soloists.
OCLC Number: 26797844
Language Note: Sung in English.
Notes: Videocassette release of a 1983 production.
A ballad opera in three acts by John Gay and John Christopher Pepusch.
"Distributed worldwide by NVC Arts International."
Credits: Director/producer, Jonathan Miller ; music arranged by Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner ; performed by the English Baroque Soloists ; choreography by Sally Gilpin.
Cast: Roger Daltrey, Carol Hall, Bob Hoskins, Graham Crowden, Stratford Johns, Patricia Routledge.
Description: 1 videocassette (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (3 p. ; 17 cm.)
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Compleat operagoer, #64.
Other Titles: Beggar's opera (Television program)
Responsibility: by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts.

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

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