The types ranged through the British class system; actors rarely shuttled between posh parts and prole roles.
Besides, the characters are too upwardly mobile for a standard prole opera.
It's largely in deference to prole sensibilities that buildings have no thirteenth floor and that thirteen is skipped over when racing cars are numbered.
Their betters are frustrated when people refuse to act like proles and insist on thinking they're just citizens.
The resulting exclusionary policies, when practiced by all or most localities, drive landless proles from pillar to post until they become so desperate they will serve landowner-employers for very little.
Party members were tightly controlled, but the inner party made no attempt to turn the proles from spasmodic mob into party members.
Social services for the proles are provided either by the individual prole, through savings after taxes, through families, or through churches.
The rich will not bat an eyelid at paying £5 if it clears a few of the proles out of their way.
For he really did believe capitalism controls the proles not by physical oppression but by bread and circuses, by cultural debasement - or ‘dumbing down’ as we now nervously say.
The new communist masters decided that Skoda would produce cars for the proles while the politburo and their apparatchiks would get a new luxury saloon built by Tatra.