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Checkmate - 20 January 1955 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor Arthur Bliss
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Love
one of Two Players
Anya Linden
Death
one of Two Players
Franklin White
Red Pawn Joan Benesh
Red Pawn Margaret Mercier
Red Pawn Deirdre Dixon
Red Pawn Judith Sinclair
Red Pawn June Lesley
Red Pawn Dorothea Zaymes
Red Pawn Cynthia Mayan
Red Pawn Angela Walton
First Red Knight Philip Chatfield
Second Red Knight David Blair
Black Knight Gary Burne
Black Knight Ronald Hynd
The Black Queen Beryl Grey
The Red Queen Gerd Larsen
The Red King Leslie Edwards
Red Bishop Ronald Plaisted
Red Bishop Douglas Steuart
Red Castle Christopher Newton
Red Castle Donald Barclay
Black Pawn Shirley Camp
Black Pawn Mary Drage
Black Pawn Catherine Boulton
Black Pawn Valerie Taylor
Black Pawn Anne Stringer
Black Pawn Patricia Thorogood
Black Pawn Meriel Evans
Black Pawn Jennifer Gay
Black Castle Arnott Mader
Black Castle Derek Rencher
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 20 January 1955
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 20 January 1955 (in Royal Opera House Collections)