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Hamlet - 3 June 1946 Evening 6.45pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Constant Lambert
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
King of Denmark Anthony Burke
Hamlet
Son of the late King, nephew to the Present King
David Paltenghi
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Paul Reymond
Laertes
Son to Polonius
Michael Somes
Gravedigger Harold Turner
Ghost of Hamlet's Father Leslie Edwards
Queen of Denmark
Mother to Hamlet
Beryl Grey
Ophelia
Daughter to Polonius
Margot Fonteyn
Page Margaret Dale
Court Lady Gillian Lynne
Court Lady Palma Nye
Court Lady Paula Dunning
Court Lady Rosemary Lindsay
Court Lady Christine du Boulay
Court Lady Margaret Roseby
Court Lady Jill Gregory
Court Lady Oenone Talbot
Court Lady Mavis Spence
Court Lady Anne Gieves
Pall-bearer Toni Repetto
Pall-bearer Stanley Hall
Pall-bearer Dennis Carey
Pall-bearer Alec Martin
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: The programme does not give the name of the orchestra, but it is most likely to have been The Covent Garden Orchestra.
Durations: Entire work: 7.49-8.08pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 3 June 1946
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 3 June 1946 and stage management reports 1943-47 (in Royal Opera House Collections)