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A Wedding Bouquet - 17 February 1949 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Chorus Master Douglas Robinson
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Webster
'Webster was a name that was spoken'
Palma Nye
Peasant Girl
'They must hurry and get their waggon'
Avril Navarre
Peasant Girl
'They must hurry and get their waggon'
Sheila Nelson
Peasant Boy
'They must hurry and get their waggon'
Donald Britton
Peasant Boy
'They must hurry and get their waggon'
Brian Shaw
Josephine
'She may be wearing a gown newly washed and pressed'
June Brae
Paul
'Pleasant, vivacious and quarrelsome'
Harold Turner
John
'An elder brother who regrets the illness of his father'
Richard Ellis
Violet
'She may be delightful or not, as it happens'
Julia Farron
Ernest
'May be a victim of himself'
Ray Powell
Therese
'Will be faintly neat'
Gerd Larsen
Julia
'Is known as forlorn'
Moira Shearer
Bridegroom
'They all speak as if they expected him not to be charming'
Robert Helpmann
Pépé
(Julia's dog) 'Little dogs resemble little girls'
Annette Page
Arthur
'Very well I thank you'
Leslie Edwards
Guy
'Unknown'
Michael Somes
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Paula Dunning
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Lorna Mossford
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Christine du Boulay
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Rosemary Lindsay
Gendarme
'They make preparations to deal with an exception'
Paul Reymond
Gendarme
'They make preparations to deal with an exception'
Henry Legerton
Bride
'Charming! Charming! Charming!'
Margaret Dale
Bridesmaid
'They may recognise places'
Anne Negus
Bridesmaid
'They may recognise places'
Dorothea Zaymes
The Covent Garden Opera Chorus
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 7.48-8.22pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 17 February 1949
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 17 February 1949 and stage management reports 1947-49 (in Royal Opera House Collections)