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Who Were the OPs?

Marc Baer

in Theatre and Disorder in Late Georgian London

Published in print January 1992 | ISBN: 9780198112501
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670787 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112501.003.0008
Who Were the OPs?

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This chapter discusses an analysis of the social composition and actions of the Old Price rioters, or OPs. The discussions in this chapter include an analysis of those who were arrested and the nature of their activities. Through this analysis, it is possible to connect the lower and upper classes in the audiences and streets of Convent Garden.

Keywords: upper classes; social composition; rioters; OPs; audiences; Convent Garden

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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