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Giselle - 7 November 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
ACT I. - GISELLE'S COTTAGE IN THE WOOD
Giselle
A peasant
Margot Fonteyn
Count Albrecht
Disguised as Loys, a villager
Alexis Rassine
Berthe
Giselle's Mother
Elizabeth Kennedy
Hilarion
A woodcutter
David Paltenghi
Duke of Courland David Davenport
Princess
Daughter of the Duke, betrothed to Albrecht
Jean Bedells
Wilfred
Attendant on Albrecht
Leslie Edwards
Child Margaret Dale
Child Pauline Clayden
Child Anne Negus
Child Joan Sheldon
Child Avril Navarre
Child Jill Gregory
Peasant Palma Nye
Peasant Lorna Mossford
Peasant Rosemary Lindsay
Peasant Paula Dunning
Peasant Joan Grantham
Peasant Christine du Boulay
Peasant Margaret Sear
Peasant Mavis Spence
Peasant Anne Gieves
Peasant Guinevere Parry
Peasant Veronica Vail
Peasant June Leighton
Huntsman Franklin White
Huntsman Patrick Stone
Huntsman Stanley Hall
Huntsman Kenneth Melville
Huntsman Paul Reymond
Huntsman Alec Martin
Huntsman Alexander Grant
Huntsman Philip Chatfield
Attendant Judy Gold
Attendant Rosemary Feuerheer
Attendant Alice Murer
Attendant Josephine Corry
Attendant Margaret Graham
Attendant Pat Brookes
ACT II. - GISELLE'S TOMB IN THE FOREST
Giselle Margot Fonteyn
Count Albrecht Alexis Rassine
Hilarion David Paltenghi
Wilfred Leslie Edwards
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Beryl Grey
Zulme
A Wili
Gillian Lynne
Moyna
A Wili
Gerd Larsen
Wili Pauline Clayden
Wili Anne Negus
Wili Avril Navarre
Wili Jill Gregory
Wili Guinevere Parry
Wili Margaret Sear
Wili Dorothea Zaymes
Wili Anne Gieves
Wili Mavis Spence
Wili Elizabeth Kennedy
Wili Joan Sheldon
Wili Veronica Vail
Wili Joan Grantham
Wili Rosemary Lindsay
Wili Lorna Mossford
Wili Paula Dunning
Wili Christine du Boulay
Wili Palma Nye
Flying Wili Juliet Darnley
Flying Wili Patricia Grant
Flying Wili Wendy Winn
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 7.40-8.14pm, Act II: 8.39-9.12pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 7 November 1946
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 7 November 1946 and stage management reports 1943-47 (in Royal Opera House Collections)