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The Rake's Progress - 30 October 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
SCENE I - THE RECEPTION
The Rake Robert Helpmann
The Tailor Franklin White
The Jockey Paul Reymond
The Bravo David Davenport
The Dancing Master Alexis Rassine
The Fencing Master David Paltenghi
The Hornblower Leslie Edwards
The Betrayed Girl Julia Farron
Her Mother Elizabeth Kennedy
SCENE II - THE ORGY
Lady of the Town Jill Gregory
Lady of the Town Joan Sheldon
Lady of the Town Palma Nye
Lady of the Town Paula Dunning
Lady of the Town Gillian Lynne
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Robert Helpmann
His Friend Richard Ellis
The Ballad Singer Jean Bedells
The Servant June Leighton
SCENE III - VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
Creditor Franklin White
Creditor David Davenport
Creditor Leslie Edwards
The Girl Julia Farron
The Rake Robert Helpmann
SCENE IV - THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Robert Helpmann
His Friend Richard Ellis
Gambler David Davenport
Gambler Leslie Edwards
Gambler Paul Reymond
SCENE V - NEAR THE PRISON GATES
The Girl Julia Farron
SCENE VI - THE MADHOUSE
The Gentleman with a Rope Richard Ellis
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Robert Helpmann
The Card Player Alexis Rassine
The Violinist David Paltenghi
The King Philip Chatfield
The Pope Stanley Hall
The Girl Julia Farron
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 6.52-7.34pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 30 October 1946
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 30 October 1946 and stage management reports 1943-47 (in Royal Opera House Collections)