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Beggar's Opera, The

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft

in A Dictionary of British History

Third edition

ISBN: 9780191758027
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191758027
Beggar's Opera, The

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John Gay's ballad opera began its record‐breaking run at the theatre in Lincoln's Inn Fields on 29 January 1728.

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Subjects: British History

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