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Black and white photographic prints of the Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet in rehearsals and backstage at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Collection: Roger Wood Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/WOO/2/2/313
Date: 1 May 1951 - 1 July 1951
Date notes: Prints undated; date derived from corresponding negatives
Level: File
Extent: 18 black and white prints and 13 black and white contact sheets, including some duplicates.
Scope and content: Photographs featuring Svetlana Beriosova and Pirmin Trecu rehearsing 'Dido and Aeneas'; choreographer John Cranko rehearsing dancers for 'Pineapple Poll'; choreographer Frederick Ashton and ballet mistress Peggy van Praagh rehearsing dancers for 'Coppélia'; members of the cast for 'The Prospect Before Us' in the wings, including Elaine Fifield during a quick change; David Blair backstage with Elaine Fifield and Svetlana Beriosova who are in costume for 'The Prospect Before Us'; Peggy van Praagh with Svetlana Beriosova, Maryon Lane, and Elaine Fifield; designer Cecil Beaton at a costume fitting for 'Casse Noisette - Two Scenes' attended by Svetlana Beriosova and Patricia Miller; and dancers in their dressing rooms.
Creator: Roger Wood
Copyright: All images © ROH Collections
Condition: Good. 
Alternative number: Photographer's own reference number: Prints: 88H/138, 88H/219, 88H/224, 88H/234, 88J/118, 88J/121, A12771, A12776, A12858, A12932, A12935, A12938, A13641, A13644, A14256. Contact sheets: 88G/600, 88H/100, 88H/200, 88H/600, 88J/100, A12852, A12853, A12854, A12857, A12858, A12932, A12933, A12934, A12935, A12936, A12937, A12938, A12939, A12940, A13639, A13640, A13641, A13642, A13643, A13644, A13645, A13646, A14183, A14184, A14185, A14189, A14255, A14256, A14257, A14258.
Publication note: Eight images from this file appear in R.Wood, A.Haskell, J.Hall, 'The Theatre Ballet of Sadler's Wells in photographs by Roger Wood'. London: Phoenix House Ltd, 1952, pp24, 25, 26, 30.
Related production: Dido and Aeneas (1951)