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Le Lac des cygnes - 18 December 1952 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
ACT I
Prince Siegfried John Field
The Princess-Mother Pamela May
Wolfgang
the Prince's Tutor
Ray Powell
Benno
the Prince's Friend
Leslie Edwards
Pas de Six Rosemary Lindsay
Pas de Six Mary Drage
Pas de Six Svetlana Beriosova
Pas de Six Alexander Grant
Pas de Six Kenneth Melville
Pas de Six Philip Chatfield
Pas de Trois Brian Shaw
Pas de Trois Rowena Jackson
Pas de Trois Pauline Clayden
A Peasant Girl Anne Heaton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Franklin White
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Gilbert Vernon
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Douglas Steuart
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Peter Clegg
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Henry Legerton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Desmond Doyle
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Anthony Manning
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Leon Arnold
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Henry Naughton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Gary Burne
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Christopher Newton
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Kenn Gillespie
Peasant Boy/Huntsman David Higgins
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Bryan Ashbridge
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Arnott Mader
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Ronald Hynd
Peasant Boy/Huntsman Russell Kerr
Peasant Girl Anne Heaton
Peasant Girl Joan Benesh
Peasant Girl Cynthia Blowers
Peasant Girl Valerie Taylor
Peasant Girl Shirley Bateman
Peasant Girl Fiorella Keane
Peasant Girl Yvonne English
Peasant Girl Brenda Taylor
Peasant Girl Diane Forhan
Peasant Girl Deirdre Dixon
Peasant Girl June Lesley
Peasant Girl Catherine Boulton
Lady-in-waiting Wendy Winn
Lady-in-waiting Meriel Evans
Lady-in-waiting Rosemary Valaire
Lady-in-waiting Judy Laraman
ACT II
Odette
the Swan Princess
Beryl Grey
Prince Siegfried John Field
Benno Leslie Edwards
Cygnet Margaret Dale
Cygnet Pauline Clayden
Cygnet Dorothea Zaymes
Cygnet Angela Walton
Swan
one of Four Swans
Mary Drage
Swan
one of Four Swans
Svetlana Beriosova
Swan
one of Four Swans
Julia Farron
Swan
one of Four Swans
Greta Hamby
Swan June Lesley
Swan Joan Benesh
Swan Fiorella Keane
Swan Shirley Bateman
Swan Deirdre Dixon
Swan Anya Linden
Swan Yvonne English
Swan Meriel Evans
Swan Catherine Boulton
Swan Diane Forhan
Swan Anne Heaton
Swan Avril Navarre
Swan Wendy Winn
Swan April Olrich
Swan Brenda Taylor
Swan Rosemary Valaire
Swan Gerd Larsen
Swan Valerie Taylor
Swan Jean Horne
Swan Judith Sinclair
Swan Elaine Morgan
Swan Cynthia Blowers
Swan Helen Trevor
Swan Valerie Adams
Huntsman Bryan Ashbridge
Huntsman Ronald Hynd
Huntsman Arnott Mader
Huntsman Russell Kerr
Huntsman Kenn Gillespie
Huntsman Christopher Newton
Huntsman Desmond Doyle
Huntsman Gary Burne
Huntsman Henry Naughton
Huntsman Leon Arnold
Huntsman Gilbert Vernon
Huntsman Douglas Steuart
ACT III
Prince Siegfried John Field
The Princess-Mother Pamela May
Von Rothbart
a Wicked Magician
Alfred Rodrigues
Odile
his daughter
Beryl Grey
Master of Ceremonies Leslie Edwards
Princess
one of The Six Princesses
Mary Drage
Princess
one of The Six Princesses
Meriel Evans
Princess
one of The Six Princesses
Brenda Taylor
Princess
one of The Six Princesses
Deirdre Dixon
Princess
one of The Six Princesses
Anya Linden
Princess
one of The Six Princesses
Valerie Taylor
Czardas Anne Heaton
Czardas Ray Powell
Czardas Dorothea Zaymes
Czardas April Olrich
Czardas Avril Navarre
Czardas Fiorella Keane
Czardas Peter Clegg
Czardas Franklin White
Czardas Henry Legerton
Czardas Douglas Steuart
Czardas Gerd Larsen
Czardas Rosemary Lindsay
Czardas Kenneth Melville
Czardas Gilbert Vernon
Spanish Dance Gerd Larsen
Spanish Dance Rosemary Lindsay
Spanish Dance Kenneth Melville
Spanish Dance Gilbert Vernon
Neapolitan Dance Julia Farron
Neapolitan Dance Alexander Grant
Mazurka Greta Hamby
Mazurka Svetlana Beriosova
Mazurka Rosemary Valaire
Mazurka Wendy Winn
Mazurka Philip Chatfield
Mazurka Bryan Ashbridge
Mazurka Ronald Hynd
Mazurka Desmond Doyle
Lady-in-waiting Diane Forhan
Lady-in-waiting Judy Laraman
Lady-in-waiting Helen Trevor
Lady-in-waiting Jean Horne
Lady-in-waiting Elaine Morgan
Lady-in-waiting Valerie Adams
Lady-in-waiting Patricia Thorogood
Lady-in-waiting Anne Stringer
Lady-in-waiting Patricia Walsh
Lady-in-waiting Penelope Sparshott
Lady-in-waiting Catherine Boulton
Lady-in-waiting Martha Clarke
Page Judith Sinclair
Page Elaine Thomas
Page Rosemary Burgess
Page Cynthia Blowers
ACT IV
Swan
one of Two Swans
Mary Drage
Swan
one of Two Swans
Svetlana Beriosova
Black Cygnet Margaret Dale
Black Cygnet Pauline Clayden
Black Cygnet Anne Heaton
Black Cygnet April Olrich
Black Cygnet Dorothea Zaymes
Black Cygnet Avril Navarre
Odette Beryl Grey
Siegfried John Field
Von Rothbart Alfred Rodrigues
Swan Anne Stringer
Swan Joan Benesh
Swan Fiorella Keane
Swan Shirley Bateman
Swan Deirdre Dixon
Swan Anya Linden
Swan Yvonne English
Swan Meriel Evans
Swan Catherine Boulton
Swan Diane Forhan
Swan Anne Heaton
Swan Greta Hamby
Swan Wendy Winn
Swan April Olrich
Swan Brenda Taylor
Swan Rosemary Valaire
Swan Gerd Larsen
Swan Valerie Taylor
Swan Jean Horne
Swan Judith Sinclair
Swan Elaine Morgan
Swan Cynthia Blowers
Swan Helen Trevor
Swan Valerie Adams
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 7.36-8.06pm, Act II: 8.28-8.57pm, Act III: 9.19-9.50pm, Act IV: 10.17-10.37pm
Event: Sadler's Wells Ballet Gala performance of 'Le Lac des cygnes' 18 December 1952
Information source: Royal Opera House Gala programme for 18 December 1952 (in Royal Opera House Collections)