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Cinderella - 26 December 1949 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
ACT I
Cinderella Margot Fonteyn
Cinderella's Stepsister Frederick Ashton
Cinderella's Stepsister Robert Helpmann
Cinderella's Father Franklin White
The Ragged Fairy Godmother Pamela May
A Tailor Ray Powell
Dressmaker Anne Negus
Dressmaker Margaret Dale
The Shoemaker Paul Reymond
The Hairdresser Leslie Edwards
A Jeweller Henry Legerton
The Dancing Master Harold Turner
Violinist Kathleen Tierney
Violinist Violet Pusey
The Coachman Ronald Plaisted
The Fairy Spring Nadia Nerina
Her Page Margaret Sear
Her Page Fiorella Keane
The Fairy Summer Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Annette Page
Her Page Brenda Taylor
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Karen Bliss
Her Page Brenda Averty
The Fairy Winter Beryl Grey
Her Page Doreen Tempest
Her Page Anne Gieves
Lackey Ronald Plaisted
Lackey Charles Lisner
Lackey Ronald Emblen
Lackey Louis Godfrey
Star Jill Gregory
Star Wendy Winn
Star Gillian Lynne
Star Rowena Jackson
Star Rosemary Valaire
Star Anne Heaton
Star Christine du Boulay
Star Avril Navarre
Star April Olrich
Star Gerd Larsen
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Greta Hamby
ACT II
Cinderella Margot Fonteyn
The Prince Michael Somes
Cinderella's Stepsister Frederick Ashton
Cinderella's Stepsister Robert Helpmann
Cinderella's Father Franklin White
Their Suitor Alfred Rodriques
Their Suitor Ray Powell
The Jester Brian Shaw
The Prince's Friend John Field
The Prince's Friend Philip Chatfield
The Prince's Friend Kenneth Melville
The Prince's Friend Kenneth MacMillan
A Negro Terence Paul
Courtier Sheila Nelson
Courtier Thekla Russell
Courtier Paula Dunning
Courtier June Brae
Courtier Lorna Mossford
Courtier Pauline Wadsworth
Courtier Palma Nye
Courtier Valerie Taylor
Courtier Richard Ellis
Courtier Leslie Edwards
Courtier John Cranko
Courtier Henry Legerton
Courtier Bryan Ashbridge
Courtier Gilbert Vernon
Courtier Paul Reymond
Courtier Douglas Steuart
The Fairy Spring Nadia Nerina
Her Page Margaret Sear
Her Page Fiorella Keane
The Fairy Summer Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Annette Page
Her Page Brenda Taylor
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Karen Bliss
Her Page Brenda Averty
The Fairy Winter Beryl Grey
Her Page Doreen Tempest
Her Page Anne Gieves
Star Jill Gregory
Star Wendy Winn
Star Gillian Lynne
Star Rowena Jackson
Star Rosemary Valaire
Star Anne Heaton
Star Christine du Boulay
Star Avril Navarre
Star April Olrich
Star Gerd Larsen
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Greta Hamby
Guest Vera Winton
Guest Judy Laraman
Guest Shirley Bishop
Guest June Laverick
Guest Brenda Averty
Guest William Brown
Guest Thane Bettany
Guest John Sale
ACT III
Cinderella Margot Fonteyn
The Prince Michael Somes
Cinderella's Stepsister Frederick Ashton
Cinderella's Stepsister Robert Helpmann
Cinderella's Father Franklin White
The Fairy Godmother Pamela May
The Fairy Spring Nadia Nerina
Her Page Margaret Sear
Her Page Fiorella Keane
The Fairy Summer Rosemary Lindsay
Her Page Annette Page
Her Page Brenda Taylor
The Fairy Autumn Pauline Clayden
Her Page Karen Bliss
Her Page Brenda Averty
The Fairy Winter Beryl Grey
Her Page Doreen Tempest
Her Page Anne Gieves
Townswoman Anne Negus
Townswoman Margaret Dale
The Jester Brian Shaw
The Dancing Master Harold Turner
A Tailor Ray Powell
The Hairdresser Leslie Edwards
The Shoemaker Paul Reymond
The Jeweller Henry Legerton
Footman Louis Godfrey
Footman Ronald Plaisted
A Negro Terence Paul
Star Jill Gregory
Star Wendy Winn
Star Gillian Lynne
Star Rowena Jackson
Star Rosemary Valaire
Star Anne Heaton
Star Christine du Boulay
Star Avril Navarre
Star April Olrich
Star Gerd Larsen
Star Dorothea Zaymes
Star Greta Hamby
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 26 December 1949 (in Royal Opera House Collections)