This stage performance of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears' 1948 adaptation of composer John Gay's seminal three-act ballad opera The Beggar's Opera originally aired on the BBC in 1963; it stars Janet Baker as Polly Peachum, Kenneth McKellar as Captain Macheath, Bryan Drake as Lockit and Heather Harper as Lucy Lockit. The English Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Meredith Davies, lends added musical accompaniment; Colin Graham produced. Nathan Southern, Rovi

The Beggar's Opera 2009,

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