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The Resource The Beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts

The Beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts

Label
The Beggar's opera
Title
The Beggar's opera
Statement of responsibility
by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts
Contributor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A ballad opera set among London's criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places. Includes all 69 of the 18th Century ballads
Member of
Cataloging source
YHM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Lyrics, John Gay ; music, J.C. Pepusch ; music arranged by Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner ; producer-director for television, Jonathan Miller ; choreography, Sally Gilpin
PerformerNote
  • Roger Daltrey (Macheath) ; Bob Hoskins (The Beggar) ; Graham Crowden (The Player) ; Stratford Johns (Peachum) ; Patricia Routledge (Mrs. Peachum) ; Carol Hall (Polly Peachum)
  • The English Baroque Soloists
Runtime
135
Series statement
The Compleat operagoer
Series volume
#64
Technique
live action
Label
The Beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • VHS format
  • Videocassette release of a 1983 production
  • "Licensed worldwide by NVC Arts International."
Accompanying material
guide ([4] pages ; 17 cm.)
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (135 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
Stock number
BEG01
System control number
  • (NSyU)notisAEX8771
  • (OCoLC)ocm17290001
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts
Publication
Note
  • VHS format
  • Videocassette release of a 1983 production
  • "Licensed worldwide by NVC Arts International."
Accompanying material
guide ([4] pages ; 17 cm.)
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (135 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
Stock number
BEG01
System control number
  • (NSyU)notisAEX8771
  • (OCoLC)ocm17290001
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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