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The Threepenny Opera

by Bertolt Brecht

Company: The Citizens’ Company

Venue: Glasgow Citizens' Theatre

Performance dates: 5th October to 1st November, 1972

Synopsis: Mack The Knife, MacHeath, owns the low streets of London - a suave exterior but a killer underneath. But he is nearly on the gallows when his wives betray him for falling in love with Polly Peachum.


Mack & Polly
Polly Peachum- Celia Foxe
Jenny- Paola Dionisotti
Mr. Jonathan Peachum- Christopher C. Taynton
Mrs. Peachum- Jill Spurrier
Tiger Brown- Jeffery Kissoon
Lucy- Yvonne Nicholson
Matt- Jeremy Blake
Jake- Jonathan Levy
Walt- Laurance Rudic
Bob- Murray Salem
Filch- Jeremy Blake
Rev. Kimball- Patrick Hannaway
Smith- Ellis Jones
Dolly- Patrick Hannaway
Betty- Murray Salem
Coaxer- Laurance Rudic
Constables- Jeremy Blake & Patrick Hannaway


"First rate performances come from Lewis Collins, whose transition from down-and-out to polished gangster is beautifully handled" The Stage, 12th October, 1972