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The Nutcracker - 9 November 1968 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Lanchbery
Leader Charles Taylor
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Cast
Act I scenes 1 and 2
Dr Stahlbaum Leslie Edwards
Frau Stahlbaum Betty Kavanagh
Herr Drosselmeyer Anthony Dowell
Clara Merle Park
Fritz
her brother
Keith Martin
Louisa
her sister
Diana Vere
Grandmother Gerd Larsen
Grandfather Stanley Holden
Guests Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Act I scene 3
The Prince Anthony Dowell
The Nutcracker Wayne Sleep
The Rat King Ronald Plaisted
Marines and Rats Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Cavalry Artists of The Royal Ballet
Snowflake Deanne Bergsma
Snowflake Monica Mason
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II
Spanish dance Vyvyan Lorrayne
Spanish dance Robert Mead
Spanish dance Christine Beckley
Spanish dance Deirdre O'Conaire
Spanish dance Vergie Derman
Spanish dance Petrus Bosman
Spanish dance Chinko Rafique
Spanish dance Frank Freeman
Arab dance Gerd Larsen
Arab dance Alexander Grant
Arab dance Ann Howard
Arab dance Gary Sherwood
Arab dance Marilyn Trounson
Arab dance Rosemary Taylor
Arab dance Bridget Goodricke
Chinese dance Keith Rosson
Chinese dance Keith Martin
Chinese dance Geoffrey Cauley
Russian dance Elaine Thomas
Russian dance Rosalind Eyre
Russian dance Ronald Hynd
Russian dance Derek Rencher
Russian dance Julie Wood
Russian dance Betty Kavanagh
Russian dance Darryl Jaffray
Russian dance Rosalind Bury
Russian dance Christopher Newton
Russian dance Ronald Plaisted
Russian dance Reid Anderson
Russian dance Geoffrey Wynne
Pastorale Avril Bergen
Pastorale Lesley Collier
Pastorale Wayne Sleep
Waltz Artists of The Royal Ballet
A section of The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 9 November 1968 (in Royal Opera House Collections)