The 3p Off Opera (1974)

Alie Street
1 Jul - 21 Jul 1974
The 3P Off Opera poster The 3P Off Opera poster

A musical in the Brecht-style about a factory in the East End. An East End factory owner closes his works and has it burned down in order to cash in on the development boom. At this point his workers tried to occupy the factory.

Billy Colvill wrote and performed in many plays at Half Moon Theatre on Alie Street. He talks about The 3p Off Opera and the different types of ‘crimes’ within his version of Brecht’s piece. Interviewed by Toni Tsaera.

Cast List

Creative Team

  • Guy Sprung Director
  • Meg Kelly Designer
  • Murray Head Music
  • Shawn Kerwin Costumes
  • Jane Gibson Choreographer

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