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The Villains' Opera archiveBehind 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 Ensemble


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(s): Stephen Warbeck, Neil McArthur, Paul Englishby (Associate Music Director)
Director(s): Tim Supple, Jane Gibson (fight)
Design: Robert Innes-Hopkins
Lighting: Paule Constable
Sound: Colin Pink

The Villains' Opera

The Villains' Opera (Play) production archive for QTIX code T377868998. Details of all The Villains' Opera archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0139761261

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4 Apr 00
10 Jun 00
Olivier (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London

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