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The Nutcracker - 14 December 1985 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Leader Hugh Maguire
Herr Drosselmeyer John Auld
his God-daughter
Sarah Wildor
The Nutcracker
Drosselmeyer's nephew
Jonathan Burrows
Act I scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Anthony Bourne
Messenger Peter Abegglen
Act I scene 2 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Mary Morse-Boycott
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Act I scene 3 The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Derek Rencher
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Sandra Conley
her brother
Christopher Wheeldon
Grandmother Julie Wood
Great-grandfather Robert Jude
Dancing Mistress Gerd Larsen
Captain Leslie Edwards
a doll
David Peden
a doll
Maria Almeida
a doll
Bruce Sansom
a doll
Angela DeMello
St Nicholas Jeremy Sheffield
Devil Peter Abegglen
Devil Anthony Bourne
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King Bruce Barraclough
Act I scene 5 The Land of Snow
Act II scene 1 The Journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Act II scene 2 The Palace Garden
The Sugar Plum Fairy Lesley Collier
The Prince Anthony Dowell
Princess Bryony Brind
Princess Fiona Chadwick
Princess Wendy Ellis
Major Domo Robert Jude
Danse Espagnole Sharon McGorian
Danse Espagnole Ashley Page
Danse Espagnole Jacqui Tallis
Danse Espagnole Nicola Tranah
Danse Espagnole Phillip Broomhead
Danse Espagnole Christopher Carr
Danse Arabe Genesia Rosato
Danse Arabe Antony Dowson
Danse Arabe Ross MacGibbon
Danse Arabe Jeremy Sheffield
Danse Chinoise Bruce Barraclough
Danse Chinoise Anthony Bourne
Danse Chinoise Errol Pickford
Danse Chinoise Bruce Sansom
Trepak Garry Grant
Trepak Peter Abegglen
Trepak Simon Rice
Danse des Mirlitons Karen Paisey
Danse des Mirlitons Fiona Brockway
Danse des Mirlitons Angela DeMello
Danse des Mirlitons Viviana Durante
Danse des Mirlitons Nicola Roberts
Valse des Fleurs Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Lesley Collier
Grand pas de deux Anthony Dowell
Finale Entire Cast
Act II scene 3 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Act II scene 4 Apotheosis
Aunts, Uncles, Parents, Maids, Manservants, Revellers, Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
London Oratory Junior Choir
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 14 December 1985 (in Royal Opera House Collections)