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Cinderella - 21 November 1956 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
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 Valerie Taylor
Dressmaker Patricia Thorogood
The Shoemaker Douglas Steuart
The Hairdresser Leslie Edwards
A Jeweller Basil Thompson
The Dancing Master Pirmin Trecu
The Coachman Ronald Plaisted
The Fairy Spring Merle Park
Her Page Audrey Henderson
Her Page Patricia Hancock
The Fairy Summer Elaine Fifield
Her Page Christine Beckley
Her Page Judith Steward
The Fairy Autumn Rowena Jackson
Her Page Antoinette Sibley
Her Page Mavis Osborn
The Fairy Winter Svetlana Beriosova
Her Page Margaret Middleton
Her Page Anthea Slatter
Lackey Keith Milland
Lackey Basil Thompson
Lackey Graham Usher
Lackey William Wilson
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Maryon Lane
Star Ann Howard
Star Doreen Wells
Star Margaret Mercier
Star Angela Walton
Star Debra Wayne
Star Judith Sinclair
Star Brenda Taylor
Star Shirley Grahame
Star Annette Page
Star Catherine Boulton
ACT II
Cinderella Margot Fonteyn
The Prince Michael Somes
Cinderella's Stepsister Frederick Ashton
Cinderella's Stepsister Kenneth MacMillan
Cinderella's Father Franklin White
Their Suitor Arnott Mader
Their Suitor Ray Powell
The Jester Alexander Grant
The Prince's Friend Desmond Doyle
The Prince's Friend Bryan Ashbridge
The Prince's Friend Ronald Hynd
The Prince's Friend Philip Chatfield
A Negro Clover Roope
Courtier Mary Drage
Courtier Yvonne Cartier
Courtier Valerie Taylor
Courtier Jennifer Gay
Courtier Meriel Evans
Courtier June Lesley
Courtier Deirdre Dixon
Courtier Patricia Thorogood
Courtier Ronald Plaisted
Courtier David Drew
Courtier Leslie Edwards
Courtier Derek Rencher
Courtier Christopher Newton
Courtier Douglas Steuart
Courtier Keith Rosson
Courtier David Boswell
The Fairy Spring Merle Park
Her Page Audrey Henderson
Her Page Patricia Hancock
The Fairy Summer Elaine Fifield
Her Page Christine Beckley
Her Page Judith Steward
The Fairy Autumn Rowena Jackson
Her Page Antoinette Sibley
Her Page Mavis Osborn
The Fairy Winter Svetlana Beriosova
Her Page Margaret Middleton
Her Page Anthea Slatter
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Maryon Lane
Star Ann Howard
Star Doreen Wells
Star Margaret Mercier
Star Angela Walton
Star Debra Wayne
Star Judith Sinclair
Star Brenda Taylor
Star Shirley Grahame
Star Annette Page
Star Catherine Boulton
Guest Margaret Wing
Guest Sallie Lewis
Guest Jacqueline Watcham
Guest Stella Farrance
Guest Mary Hunt
Guest John Sale
Guest David Shields
Guest Richard Farley
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 Merle Park
Her Page Audrey Henderson
Her Page Patricia Hancock
The Fairy Summer Elaine Fifield
Her Page Christine Beckley
Her Page Judith Steward
The Fairy Autumn Rowena Jackson
Her Page Antoinette Sibley
Her Page Mavis Osborn
The Fairy Winter Svetlana Beriosova
Her Page Margaret Middleton
Her Page Anthea Slatter
Townswoman Valerie Taylor
Townswoman Patricia Thorogood
The Jester Alexander Grant
The Dancing Master Pirmin Trecu
The Hairdresser Leslie Edwards
The Shoemaker Douglas Steuart
The Jeweller Basil Thompson
Footman William Wilson
Footman Keith Milland
A Negro Clover Roope
Lackey Graham Usher
Lackey Clive Molloy
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Maryon Lane
Star Ann Howard
Star Doreen Wells
Star Margaret Mercier
Star Angela Walton
Star Debra Wayne
Star Judith Sinclair
Star Brenda Taylor
Star Shirley Grahame
Star Annette Page
Star Catherine Boulton
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 21 November 1956 (in Royal Opera House Collections)