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La Boutique fantasque - 27 February 1947 Evening 6.45pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Geoffrey Corbett
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
The Shopkeeper John Hart
His Assistant Henry Legerton
A Thief Paul Reymond
An Old English Maid Joy Newton
Her Friend Pat Brooks
An American Leslie Edwards
His Wife Jean Bedells
Their Son Tony Tarver
Their Daughter Margaret Dale
A Russian Merchant David Davenport
His Wife Palma Nye
Their Son Pirmin Aldabalde
Their Daughter Joan Sheldon
Their Daughter June Leighton
Their Daughter Guinevere Parry
Their Daughter Veronica Vail
Assistant Terence Theobald
Assistant Alec Martin
THE DOLLS
Doll Jill Gregory
Doll Anne Negus
Tarantella Dancer Julia Farron
Tarantella Dancer Harold Turner
The Queen of Clubs June Brae
The Queen of Hearts Pamela May
The King of Spades Paddy Stone
The King of Diamonds Richard Ellis
The Snob Alexis Rassine
The Melon Hawker Franklin White
A Cossack Girl Violetta Prokhorova
A Cossack Chief Michael Somes
Cossack Kenneth Melville
Cossack Norman Thomson
Cossack Stanley Hall
Cossack John Field
Cossack Gaston Lapere
Dancing Poodle Pauline Clayden
Dancing Poodle Alexander Grant
Can-Can Dancer Moira Shearer
Can-Can Dancer LĂ©onide Massine
Friend Gillian Lynne
Friend Rosemary Lindsay
Friend Anne Gieves
Friend Fiorella Keane
Friend Christine du Boulay
Friend Joan Grantham
Friend Lorna Mossford
Friend Dorothea Zaymes
Friend Avril Navarre
Friend Gerd Larsen
Friend Rowena Jackson
Friend Rosemary Valaire
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: The programme does not give the name of the orchestra, but it is most likely to have been The Covent Garden Orchestra.
Durations: Entire work: 7.41-8.22pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 27 February 1947
Information source: Royal Opera House Programme for 27 February 1947 and stage management reports 1943-47 (in Royal Opera House Collections)