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La Boutique fantasque - 28 August 1954 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Empire Theatre, Edinburgh
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor Ernest Ansermet
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
The Shopkeeper John Hart
His Assistant Henry Legerton
A Thief Keith Milland
An English Old Maid Jill Gregory
Her Friend Elizabeth Kennedy
An American Leslie Edwards
His Wife Mary Drage
Their Son Ray Powell
Their Daughter Avril Navarre
A Russian Merchant Alfred Rodrigues
His Wife Catherine Boulton
Their Son David Boswell
Their Daughter
one of Their Four Daughters
Judith Sinclair
Their Daughter
one of Their Four Daughters
June Lesley
Their Daughter
one of Their Four Daughters
Shirley Bateman
Their Daughter
one of Their Four Daughters
Ann Page
Assistant
one of Their Two Assistants
Arnott Mader
Assistant
one of Their Two Assistants
Derek Rencher
THE DOLLS
Doll
one of Two Dolls
Hylda Zinkin
Doll
one of Two Dolls
Pauline Barnes
Tarantella Dancer Julia Farron
Tarantella Dancer David Blair
The Queen of Clubs Svetlana Beriosova
The Queen of Diamonds Rosemary Lindsay
The King of Spades Desmond Doyle
The King of Hearts Philip Chatfield
The Snob Alexis Rassine
A Melon Hawker Franklin White
A Cossack Girl Pauline Clayden
The Cossack Chief John Field
Cossack
one of Five Cossacks
Ronald Plaisted
Cossack
one of Five Cossacks
Donald Barclay
Cossack
one of Five Cossacks
Douglas Steuart
Cossack
one of Five Cossacks
Gary Burne
Cossack
one of Five Cossacks
Ronald Hynd
Dancing Poodle Angela Walton
Dancing Poodle Peter Clegg
Can-Can Dancer Nadia Nerina
Can-Can Dancer Harold Turner
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Meriel Evans
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Anya Linden
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Brenda Taylor
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Deirdre Dixon
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Anne Stringer
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Patricia Thorogood
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Merle Park
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Shirley Camp
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Valerie Taylor
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Dorothea Zaymes
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Joan Benesh
Their Friend
one of Their Twelve Friends
Cynthia Mayan
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 28 August 1954: Homage to Diaghilev
Information source: Sadler's Wells Ballet programme for 28 August 1954 (in Royal Opera House Collections)