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by John Gay.
Musical version by Frederic Austin.
Harpsichord, Henry Bronkhurst
(Second performance)


John Gay
Musical version by:
Frederic Austin
The Orchestra leader:
Raymond Cohen
The Orchestra conductor:
Eric Robinson
Henry Bronkhurst
Associate Musical Director:
James O. Turner
Dances and ensembles arranged by:
Phyllida Garth
Philip Bate
The beggar:
Victor Woolf
The player (afterwards Filch):
Alan Reid
George Baker
Mrs. Peachum:
Elsie French
Polly Peachum:
Nina Barbone
Captain Macheath:
Fabian Smith
Gavin Gordon
Lucy Lockit:
Constance Stocker
Diana Trapes:
Vi Stevens
Jenny Diver:
Anita Douglas
Drawer, Turnkey, Jack Ketch:
MacGregor Urquhart
Ladies of the town - Mrs. Vixen:
Dorothy Paynter
Ladies of the town - Mrs. Slamekin:
Cynthia Rawson
Ladies of the town - Suky Tawdry:
Phyllis Eckersley
Ladies of the town - Dolly Trull:
Doris Yorke
Ladies of the town - Molly Brazen:
Vi Stevens
Ladies of the town - Mrs. Coaxer:
Violet Thomason
Ladies of the town - Betty Doxy:
Vera Faldo
Member of Macheath's gang:
Mountford Scott
Member of Macheath's gang:
Tom Rees
Member of Macheath's gang:
Victor Edmonds
Member of Macheath's gang:
Ernest White
Member of Macheath's gang:
Richard Wright
Member of Macheath's gang:
Harry Tollfree

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