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26 Jan 2009

The Beggar’s Opera, Linbury Theatre, London

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/2af971d0-e89f-11dd-a4d0-0000779fd2ac.html

By Richard Fairman [Financial Times, 22 January 2009]

If ever there was a time for the son of John Gay to arise, this is it. His successor would surely revel in the era of the credit crunch and turn out a 21st-century hit to match The Beggar’s Opera in its caricaturing of the prime minister of the day and lampooning of greed and corruption.

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