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Giselle - 4 April 1961 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor John Lanchbery
Leader Charles Taylor
Act I
a peasant girl
Margot Fonteyn
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a villager
Michael Somes
Giselle's Mother
Gerd Larsen
a gamekeeper
Leslie Edwards
The Duke of Courland Derek Rencher
The Princess
the Duke of Courland's daughter
Vyvyan Lorrayne
Count Albrecht's attendant
Richard Farley
Pas de deux Maryon Lane
Pas de deux Brian Shaw
Child Mavis Osborn
Child Ann Howard
Child Robin Haig
Child Pamela Moncur
Child Margaret Lyons
Child Maureen Maitland
Peasant Georgina Parkinson
Peasant Christine Beckley
Peasant Christine Anthony
Peasant Jacqueline Daryl
Peasant Monica Mason
Peasant Rosalind Eyre
Peasant Deanne Bergsma
Peasant Audrey Henderson
Peasant Jane Robinson
Peasant Louanne Richards
Peasant Ann Kenward
Peasant Julie Wood
Peasant Douglas Steuart
Peasant John Sale
Peasant Keith Milland
Peasant William Wilson
Peasant Clive Molloy
Peasant Lawrence Ruffell
Huntsman Keith Rosson
Huntsman Bryan Lawrence
Huntsman Petrus Bosman
Huntsman Christopher Newton
Huntsman David Drew
Huntsman Kenneth Barlow
Court Lady Hylda Zinkin
Court Lady Patricia Thorogood
Court Lady Susan Turnham
Court Lady Heather Clipperton
Court Lady Betty Kavanagh
Court Lady Janet Varley
Act II
Giselle Margot Fonteyn
Count Albrecht Michael Somes
Hilarion Leslie Edwards
Wilfred Richard Farley
Peasant boy Douglas Steuart
Peasant boy John Sale
Peasant boy Keith Milland
Peasant boy William Wilson
Peasant boy Clive Molloy
Peasant boy Lawrence Ruffell
Queen of the Wilis
Anya Linden
a Wili
Georgina Parkinson
a Wili
Christine Beckley
Wili Rosalind Eyre
Wili Louanne Richards
Wili Deanne Bergsma
Wili Hylda Zinkin
Wili Jane Robinson
Wili Ann Kenward
Wili Jacqueline Daryl
Wili Gloria Bluemel
Wili Julie Wood
Wili Ann Howard
Wili Margaret Lyons
Wili Pamela Moncur
Wili Betty Kavanagh
Wili Heather Clipperton
Wili Janet Varley
Wili Audrey Henderson
Wili Christine Anthony
Wili Glynis Ellams
Wili Patricia Thorogood
Wili Noreen Sopwith
Wili Jacqueline Haslam
Wili Robin Haig
Wili Maureen Maitland
Wili Mavis Osborn
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 4 April 1961 (in Royal Opera House Collections)