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Cinderella - 12 March 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
ACT I
Cinderella Margot Fonteyn
Cinderella's Stepsister Frederick Ashton
Cinderella's Stepsister Kenneth MacMillan
Cinderella's Father Franklin White
The Ragged Fairy Godmother Julia Farron
A Tailor Ray Powell
Dressmaker Fiorella Keane
Dressmaker Sheila Nelson
The Shoemaker Paul Reymond
The Hairdresser Leslie Edwards
A Jeweller Henry Legerton
The Dancing Master Gilbert Vernon
Violinist Kathleen Sturdy
Violinist Pamela Munks
The Coachman David Harding
The Fairy Spring Margaret Dale
Her Page Sheila Bryant
Her Page Deirdre Dixon
The Fairy Summer Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Diane Forhan
Her Page Margaret Watson
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Catherine Boulton
Her Page Yvonne English
The Fairy Winter Gillian Lynne
Her Page Shirley Bateman
Her Page Dorothy Oswald
Lackey John Sale
Lackey Tony Mattiuz
Lackey David Shields
Lackey John Worth
Star Jill Gregory
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Wendy Winn
Star Rowena Jackson
Star Anna Carne
Star Greta Hamby
Star April Olrich
Star Mary Drage
Star Lorna Mossford
Star Christine du Boulay
Star Gerd Larsen
Star Anne Heaton
ACT II
Cinderella Margot Fonteyn
The Prince Michael Somes
Cinderella's Stepsister Frederick Ashton
Cinderella's Stepsister Kenneth MacMillan
Their Suitor Ray Powell
Their Suitor Alfred Rodrigues
Cinderella's Father Franklin White
The Jester Alexander Grant
The Prince's Friend John Field
The Prince's Friend Philip Chatfield
The Prince's Friend Bryan Ashbridge
The Prince's Friend Kenneth Melville
A Negro Cynthia Blowers
Courtier Sheila Nelson
Courtier Thekla Russell
Courtier Pauline Wadsworth
Courtier Richard Ellis
Courtier Leslie Edwards
Courtier Henry Legerton
Courtier Gilbert Vernon
Courtier Diane Forhan
Courtier Rosemary Valaire
Courtier Angela Walton
Courtier Jane Shore
Courtier Valerie Taylor
Courtier William Barrett
Courtier Douglas Steuart
Courtier Peter Clegg
Courtier Paul Reymond
The Fairy Spring Margaret Dale
Her Page Sheila Bryant
Her Page Deirdre Dixon
The Fairy Summer Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Diane Forhan
Her Page Margaret Watson
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Catherine Boulton
Her Page Yvonne English
The Fairy Winter Gillian Lynne
Her Page Shirley Bateman
Her Page Dorothy Oswald
Star Jill Gregory
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Wendy Winn
Star Christine du Boulay
Star Rowena Jackson
Star Anna Carne
Star Greta Hamby
Star April Olrich
Star Mary Drage
Star Lorna Mossford
Star Gerd Larsen
Star Anne Heaton
Guest Marion Astill
Guest Susan Baker
Guest Jean Horne
Guest Patricia Kirshner
Guest Petra Simon
Guest David Harding
Guest Donald Barclay
Guest Donald Kilgour
ACT III
Cinderella Margot Fonteyn
The Prince Michael Somes
Cinderella's Step-sister Frederick Ashton
Cinderella's Step-sister Kenneth MacMillan
Cinderella's Father Franklin White
The Fairy Godmother Julia Farron
The Fairy Spring Margaret Dale
Her Page Sheila Bryant
Her Page Deirdre Dixon
The Fairy Summer Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Diane Forhan
Her Page Margaret Watson
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Catherine Boulton
Her Page Yvonne English
The Fairy Winter Gillian Lynne
Her Page Shirley Bateman
Her Page Dorothy Oswald
Townswoman Fiorella Keane
Townswoman Sheila Nelson
The Jester Alexander Grant
The Dancing Master Gilbert Vernon
The Hairdresser Leslie Edwards
The Shoemaker Paul Reymond
The Jeweller Henry Legerton
Footman John Sale
Footman Tony Mattiuz
A Negro Cynthia Blowers
Star Jill Gregory
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Wendy Winn
Star Christine du Boulay
Star Rowena Jackson
Star Anna Carne
Star Greta Hamby
Star April Olrich
Star Mary Drage
Star Lorna Mossford
Star Gerd Larsen
Star Anne Heaton
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 7.03-7.39pm, Act II: 7.56-8.32pm, Act III: 8.49-9.10pm
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 12 March 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)