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Beggar's opera (Television program)

A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places.

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  • "Bettleroper"@en
  • "Opera del mendicante"@it
  • "Opéra du gueux"@en
  • "Ópera de los medigos"@en
  • "opéra des gueux"
  • "Roger Daltrey in The Beggar's opera"

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  • ""A ballad opera originally written by John Gay in 1728 set among London's criminal classes full of thievery, deceit and corruption in high places""
  • "Set in the tawdry underbelly of 18th century London, a sordid world of bandits, cut throats and corrupted officials, The BeggarsÌ• Opera follows the raffish escapades of Captain Macheath, a reckless, brooding, adventurer and notorious highwayman, and the seething plot to have him hanged."
  • ""In 1741 London, notorious highwayman Capt. Macheath is in Newgate Jail, due to hang at dawn. But rope collars aren't the fashion for dashing, self-respecting ne'er-do-wells. And prison doors can swing two ways."--Container."
  • "A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places."
  • "A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places."@en
  • "A BBC studio production of John Gay's ballad opera, starring Roger Daltrey as Macheath, Stratford Johns, and Carol Hall."
  • "A ballad opera set among London's 18th century criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places. Created specially for television, this Beggar's Opera captures the characters of London low-life thrived on thieving, lechery and deceit. The music for this production has been arranged from the eighteenth-century folksongs of the original (selected by Johann Christoph Pepusch) by baroque specialists Jeremy Barlow and John Eliot Gardiner, who conducts The English Baroque Soloists, performing on authentic period instruments."@en
  • "Ballad opera set among London's criminal classes of the 1700's."@en
  • "Set in the tawdry underbelly of 17th century London, a sordid world of bandits, cut throats and corrupted officials, The BeggarÌ•s Opera follows the raffish escapades of Captain Macheath, a reckless, brooding, adventurer and notorious highwayman, and the seething plot to have him hanged."
  • "A ballad opera set among London's criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places."@en
  • "A ballad opera set among London's criminal classes, full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places."
  • "SUMMARY: Eighteenth-century ballad opera about life in the depths of London."
  • "A ballad opera set among London's criminal classes full of satirical jibes about corruption in high places."@en

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  • "Television programs"@en
  • "Drama"
  • "Drama"@en
  • "Nonfiction television programs"@en
  • "Television adaptations"@en
  • "Film and video adaptations"@en
  • "Fiction television programs"@en
  • "Ballad operas"@en
  • "Feature films"
  • "Feature films"@en
  • "Music"
  • "Musical films"@en
  • "Musical films"
  • "Speelfilm"
  • "Film adaptations"
  • "Film adaptations"@en
  • "Televised operas"@en
  • "Nonfiction films"@en
  • "Videotapes"

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  • "Beggar's opera (Motion picture : 1953)"
  • "The Beggar's Opera = L'opéra des gueux : opéra-ballade en trois actes"
  • "Beggar's opera (Programma televisivo)"
  • "The Beggar's Opera"
  • "Beggar's opera"
  • "Beggar's opera (Television program)"@en
  • "The beggar's Opera"
  • "The beggar's opera"
  • "The beggar's opera"@en
  • "The Beggar's opera"
  • "The Beggar's opera"@en
  • "The beggars opera"
  • "The beggar's opera Die Bettleroper = L'Opéra du gueux = La ópera de los medigos"@en
  • "The beggar's opera = L'opera del mendicante"@it

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