U certificateThe Beggar's Opera is a Film programme that first aired in 1952 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Beggar's Opera is a 4 star programme

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The Beggar's Opera (1952)

Directed by
Peter Brook

Laurence Olivier made his singing debut in this novel adaptation of John Gay's 18th-century ballad opera, directed by Peter Brook.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1952

Rating:
4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour

Cast

Hugh Griffith...The Beggar
George Rose...1st Turnkey
Stuart Burge...1st Prisoner
Cyril Conway...2nd Prisoner
Gerald Lawson...3rd Prisoner
Wallace Earl...Young Female Traveller
Dorothy Tutin...Polly Peachum
George Devine...Peachum
Mary Clare...Mrs. Peachum
Edward Pryor...Filch
Athene Seyler...Mrs. Trapes
Stanley Holloway...Mr. Lockit
Daphne Anderson...Lucy Lockit
Eric Pohlmann...Inn Keeper
Yvonne Furneaux...Jenny Diver
Image for Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams...Jack the Pot Boy
Sandra Dorne...Sukey Tawdrey
Laurence Naismith...Matt of the Mint
Max Brent...A Drunkard
Mercy Haystead...Dolly Trull