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Title The beggar's opera [videorecording] / by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller.

Imprint California : Image Entertainment, [2000], c1983.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 2nd Floor  791.4372 B394    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo.
Language Sung in English.
Performer 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.
Credits Senior cameraman, Ron Green ; videotape editor, Dennis Collett ; music arrangement, Jeremy Barlow, John Eliot Gardiner ; choreography, Sally Gilpin.
Summary A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places.
Subject Ballad operas -- Film and video adaptations.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Added Author Gay, John, 1685-1732. Librettist.
Miller, Jonathan, 1934- Director. Producer.
Daltrey, Roger, 1944-
Hoskins, Bob, 1942-2014.
Johns, Stratford, 1925-2002.
Routledge, Patricia.
Hall, Carol. Performer.
Bayliss, Peter, 1922-2002.
Ashe, Rosemary, 1953-
Crowden, Graham, 1922-2010.
Tibbs, Gary, 1958-
Gardiner, John Eliot, 1943-
Barlow, Jeremy, 1939-
English Baroque Soloists. Instrumentalist.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. Production personnel.
RM Arts (Firm) Production personnel.
Image Entertainment (Firm) Publisher.
ISBN 1561270768
Standard No. 014381579529
Music No. ID5795RADVD Image Entertainment Inc.

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