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

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

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 ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller
Creator
Contributor
Arranger
Conductor
Director
Instrumentalist
Librettist
Publisher
Production personnel
Performer
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places
Cataloging source
OXB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Senior cameraman, Ron Green ; videotape editor, Dennis Collett ; music arrangement, Jeremy Barlow, John Eliot Gardiner ; choreography, Sally Gilpin
Language note
Sung in English
PerformerNote
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
Runtime
134
Technique
live action
Label
The beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Formerly MLL DVD 214.
Other control number
014381579529
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
ID5795RADVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373525194
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The beggar's opera, by John Gay ; a BBC-TV production in association with RM Arts ; produced and directed by Jonathan Miller
Publication
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (134 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Formerly MLL DVD 214.
Other control number
014381579529
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
ID5795RADVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373525194
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround or 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
laserdisc

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