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John Gay (I) (1685–1732)

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(age 47) in London, England, UK

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 2012 Assassin's Creed III (Video Game) (writer: "If Any Wench Venus' Girdle Wear" - uncredited)
 2006 A Harlot's Progress (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Virgins are Like the Fair Flower (The Beggar's Opera)")
 1997 The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics: "Air XX, The Beggar's Opera: March in Rinaldo") / (writer: "Air XX, The Beggar's Opera: March in Rinaldo")
 1996 Emma (TV Movie) (lyrics: "Over the Hills and Far Away" - uncredited)
 1996 Emma ("Virgins Are Like the Fair Flower")
 1976 Poldark (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (1976) ... (lyrics: "How Happy Could I Be With Either" - uncredited)
 1971 The Female Bunch (lyrics: "Two Lonely People") / (music: "Two Lonely People")
 1969 Civilisation (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Smile of Reason (1969) ... (writer: "In the days of my youth" - uncredited)
 1945 Pink String and Sealing Wax (writer: "Virtue's Treasure" - uncredited)
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 2009 Acis and Galatea (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1991 The Beggar's Opera (libretto "The Beggar's Opera")
 1983 The Beggar's Opera (TV Movie) (by)
 1953 The Beggar's Opera (libretto)
 1952 CBS Television Workshop (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- The Beggar's Opera (1952) ... (libretto)

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His play, "The Beggar's Opera", was performed in a British National Theatre production at the Cottesloe Theatre in London, England with Paul Jones, Belinda Sinclair, Imelda Staunton, June Watson and David Ryall in the cast. Richard Eyre was the director. See more »

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