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Cinderella - 25 August 1953 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Joshua Glazier
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 Peter Clegg
Dressmaker Joan Benesh
Dressmaker Fiorella Keane
The Shoemaker Douglas Steuart
The Hairdresser Leslie Edwards
A Jeweller Henry Legerton
The Dancing Master Michael Boulton
Violinist Violet Pusey
Violinist Eve Gettleson
The Coachman Ronald Plaisted
The Fairy Spring Anne Heaton
Her Page Pauline Barnes
Her Page Rosemary Burgess
The Fairy Summer Anya Linden
Her Page Susan Alexander
Her Page Margaret Knoesen
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Anne Stringer
Her Page Valerie Reece
The Fairy Winter Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Martha Clarke
Her Page Jennifer Cottis
Lackey Leslie White
Lackey Barrie Irwin
Lackey Richard Farley
Lackey Colin Jones
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Valerie Taylor
Star June Lesley
Star Greta Hamby
Star Wendy Winn
Star Mary Drage
Star Rosemary Valaire
Star Brenda Taylor
Star Angela Walton
Star Cynthia Blowers
Star April Olrich
Star Deirdre Dixon
ACT II
Cinderella Margot Fonteyn
The Prince Michael Somes
Cinderella's Stepsister Frederick Ashton
Cinderella's Stepsister Kenneth MacMillan
Their Suitor Anthony Manning
Their Suitor Alfred Rodrigues
Cinderella's Father Franklin White
The Jester Alexander Grant
The Prince's Friend Desmond Doyle
The Prince's Friend David Blair
The Prince's Friend Bryan Ashbridge
The Prince's Friend Philip Chatfield
A Negro Judith Sinclair
Courtier Shirley Bateman
Courtier Judy Laraman
Courtier Yvonne English
Courtier Patricia Thorogood
Courtier Stella Claire
Courtier Catherine Boulton
Courtier Meriel Evans
Courtier Valerie Adams
Courtier Henry Naughton
Courtier Arnott Mader
Courtier Ronald Plaisted
Courtier Leslie Edwards
Courtier Douglas Steuart
Courtier Henry Legerton
Courtier Gary Burne
Courtier Leon Arnold
The Fairy Spring Anne Heaton
Her Page Pauline Barnes
Her Page Rosemary Burgess
The Fairy Summer Anya Linden
Her Page Susan Alexander
Her Page Margaret Knoesen
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Anne Stringer
Her Page Valerie Reece
The Fairy Winter Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Martha Clarke
Her Page Jennifer Cottis
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star April Olrich
Star June Lesley
Star Wendy Winn
Star Valerie Taylor
Star Greta Hamby
Star Mary Drage
Star Brenda Taylor
Star Angela Watson
Star Rosemary Valaire
Star Cynthia Blowers
Star Deirdre Dixon
Guest Jean Horne
Guest Jennifer Gaye
Guest Dawn Swain
Guest Gloria Davidson
Guest Penelope Sparshott
Guest Christopher Newton
Guest Roy Taylor
Guest Anthony Partridge
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 Anne Heaton
Her Page Pauline Barnes
Her Page Rosemary Burgess
The Fairy Summer Anya Linden
Her Page Susan Alexander
Her Page Margaret Knoesen
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Anne Stringer
Her Page Valerie Reece
The Fairy Winter Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Martha Clarke
Her Page Jennifer Cottis
Townswoman Joan Benesh
Townswoman Fiorella Keane
The Jester Alexander Grant
The Dancing Master Michael Boulton
The Hairdresser Leslie Edwards
The Shoemaker Douglas Steuart
The Jeweller Henry Legerton
Footman Leslie White
Footman Richard Farley
A Negro Judith Sinclair
Star Valerie Taylor
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Mary Drage
Star Wendy Winn
Star April Olrich
Star June Lesley
Star Brenda Taylor
Star Greta Hamby
Star Deirdre Dixon
Star Rosemary Valaire
Star Angela Walton
Star Cynthia Blowers
A symphony orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 25 August 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)