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The Rake's Progress - 1 August 1949 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Scene i - The Reception
The Rake Harold Turner
The Tailor Ray Powell
The Jockey Paul Reymond
The Bravo John Field
The Dancing Master Brian Shaw
The Fencing Master Leslie Edwards
The Hornblower Philip Chatfield
The Betrayed Girl Violetta Elvin
Her Mother Elizabeth Kennedy
Scene ii - The Orgy
Lady of the Town Jill Gregory
Lady of the Town Anne Negus
Lady of the Town Palma Nye
Lady of the Town Thekla Russell
Lady of the Town Christine du Boulay
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Harold Turner
His Friend Richard Ellis
The Ballad Singer Pauline Wadsworth
The Servant Margaret Sear
Scene iii - Virtuous Interlude
Creditor Ray Powell
Creditor John Field
Creditor Philip Chatfield
The Girl Violetta Elvin
The Rake Harold Turner
Scene iv - The Gambling Den
The Rake Harold Turner
His Friend Richard Ellis
Gambler Ray Powell
Gambler John Field
Gambler Leslie Edwards
Scene v - Near The Prison Gates
The Girl Violetta Elvin
Scene vi - The Madhouse
The Gentleman with a Rope Alexander Grant
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Harold Turner
The Card Player Richard Ellis
The Violinist Kenneth Melville
The King Kenneth MacMillan
The Pope Bryan Ashbridge
The Girl Violetta Elvin
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 7.04-7.43pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 1 August 1949
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 1 August 1949 and stage management reports 1949-50 (in Royal Opera House Collections)