The Beggar's opera / by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller

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Subjects: Ballad operas--Film adaptations
Musical films
Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: California : Image Entertainment, [2000], c1983
LC Classification: M
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Authors: Librettist : Gay, John, 1685-1732
Producer : Miller, Jonathan, 1934-
Performer : Daltrey, Roger
Performer : Hoskins, Bob
Performer : Johns, Stratford
Performer : Routledge, Patricia
Performer : Hall, Carol
Performer : Bayliss, Peter
Performer : Ashe, Rosemary
Performer : Crowden, Graham
Performer : Tibbs, Gary
Arranger : Gardiner, John Eliot
Arranger : Barlow, Jeremy, 1939-
Instrumentalist : English Baroque Soloists
Production personnel : British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
Production personnel : RM Arts (Firm)
Publisher : Image Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: UPC: 014381579529
Videorecording number: ID5795RADVD
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo
Sung in English
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
OCLC Number: 45294700
ISBN/ISSN: 0143815795
ID5795RADVD