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Fings Ain't Wot They Used t'be - Libretto

By: Bart, Lionel Norman, Frank

Part of the Acting Edition S. series
0573080453 / 9780573080456
Paperback / softback
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United Kingdom
140 x 220 mm 68 pages
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Fred Cochran, the hero, is a down-at-heel gangster, trying to make a comeback.

Lil Smith is his loyal moll, a tart with a heart of gold, who longs for respectability and keeps a marriage licence ready for her lucky day.

Fred's shpieler (gambling den) provides a refuge for the failures of the underworld: Paddy the gambler, Tosher the ponce with his girls Betty and Rosey, and Redhot, a sad little burglar who never manages to get warm.

They all look to Fred for a living and when he wins on the horses it seems the gang may be back in business.4 women, 9 men


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