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Giselle - 11 April 1956 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Joshua Glazier
Cast
ACT I
Giselle
a peasant girl
Violetta Elvin
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a villager
David Blair
Berthe
Giselle's Mother
Elizabeth Kennedy
Hilarion
a gamekeeper
Leslie Edwards
The Duke of Courland Bryan Ashbridge
The Princess
the Duke of Courland's daughter
Pamela May
Wilfred
Count Albrecht's attendant
Desmond Doyle
Pas de deux Maryon Lane
Pas de deux Brian Shaw
Child Merle Park
Child Judith Sinclair
Child Doreen Wells
Child June Lesley
Child Dorothea Zaymes
Child Shirley Grahame
Peasant Valerie Taylor
Peasant Catherine Boulton
Peasant Georgina Parkinson
Peasant Jennifer Gay
Peasant Doreen Eastlake
Peasant Deirdre Dixon
Peasant Margaret Mercier
Peasant Margaret Wing
Peasant Debra Wayne
Peasant Hylda Zinkin
Peasant Sonia Taverner
Peasant Yvonne Cartier
Peasant Douglas Steuart
Peasant Christopher Newton
Peasant David Boswell
Peasant John Sale
Peasant Keith Milland
Peasant Gary Burne
Huntsman Ronald Hynd
Huntsman Basil Thompson
Huntsman Ronald Plaisted
Huntsman Arnott Mader
Huntsman Keith Rosson
Huntsman Derek Rencher
Huntsman David Drew
Huntsman Graham Usher
Attendant Sallie Lewis
Attendant Jacqueline Watcham
Attendant Patricia Hancock
Attendant Audrey Henderson
Attendant Valmai Ennor
Attendant Anne Stringer
ACT II
Giselle Violetta Elvin
Count Albrecht David Blair
Hilarion Leslie Edwards
Wilfred Desmond Doyle
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Anya Linden
Zulme
a Wili
Julia Farron
Moyna
a Wili
Gerd Larsen
Wili Hylda Zinkin
Wili Debra Wayne
Wili Dorothea Zaymes
Wili Margaret Wing
Wili June Lesley
Wili Maureen Bruce
Wili Catherine Boulton
Wili Sallie Lewis
Wili Doreen Wells
Wili Ann Howard
Wili Georgina Parkinson
Wili Angela Walton
Wili Margaret Mercier
Wili Merle Park
Wili Jennifer Gay
Wili Yvonne Cartier
Wili Anne Stringer
Wili Doreen Eastlake
A symphony orchestra
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 11 April 1956
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 11 April 1956 (in Royal Opera House Collections)