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Behind the cover of his South London pub, Peachum plies a successful trade in small-time scams. But his world is shattered when the charismatic villain, Macheath, not only plans to marry his daughter, Polly, but to move into a more dangerous level of activity. John Gay's ground-breaking conception of The Beggar's Opera
has been updated to a contemporary London teeming with petty thieves, gangland hoods, drug barons, bent coppers and corrupt politician or two. NT EnsemblePerformers Alexander Hanson (Macheath), Clive Rowe (Mr Big), James Earl Adair, David Alder, Jai Armstrong, David Arneil, Allyson Brown, David Burt, Pauline Carville, Anthony Clegg, Oliver Cotton, Ceri Ann Gregory, Beverly Klein, Samantha Lavender, Maggie Lloyd-Williams, Leigh McDonald, Liam McKenna, Omar R Okai, Alastair Parker, Sara Powell, Elizabeth Renihan, Andrew Renshaw, Neville Robinson, Adrian Sarple, Myra Sands, Sally Ann Triplett, Michael Wildman, Madeleine Worrall.
Author Nick Dear. Music Stephen Warbeck. Director Tim Supple. Design Robert Innes-Hopkins. Lighting Paule Constable. Music Neil McArthur. Music Paul Englishby (Associate Music Director). Director Jane Gibson (fight). Sound Colin Pink.
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