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Checkmate - 11 February 1948 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Geoffrey Corbett
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Love
one of Two Players
Jean Bedells
Death
one of Two Players
Franklin White
Red Pawn Margaret Dale
Red Pawn Avril Navarre
Red Pawn Jill Gregory
Red Pawn Anne Negus
Red Pawn Elizabeth Kennedy
Red Pawn Pauline Clayden
Red Pawn Guinevere Parry
Red Pawn Dorothea Zaymes
First Red Knight Harold Turner
Second Red Knight John Hart
Black Knight Richard Ellis
Black Knight John Field
The Black Queen Beryl Grey
The Red Queen Julia Farron
The Red King Leslie Edwards
Red Bishop Paul Reymond
Red Bishop Henry Legerton
Red Castle John Cranko
Red Castle Kenneth Melville
Black Pawn Gillian Lynne
Black Pawn Rosemary Lindsay
Black Pawn Lorna Mossford
Black Pawn Joan Grantham
Black Pawn Jean Stokes
Black Pawn Christine du Boulay
Black Pawn Palma Nye
Black Pawn Thekla Russell
Black Castle David Davenport
Black Castle Alfred Rodrique
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 7.02-7.46pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 11 February 1948
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 11 February 1948 and stage management reports 1947-49 (in Royal Opera House Collections)