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Giselle - 6 March 1950 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
a peasant
Margot Fonteyn
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a villager
Robert Helpmann
Giselle's mother
Elizabeth Kennedy
a gamekeeper
Leslie Edwards
The Duke of Courland Alfred Rodrigues
The Princess
The Duke of Courland's daughter
Julia Farron
Count Albrecht's attendant
Richard Ellis
Child Nadia Nerina
Child Avril Navarre
Child Anne Negus
Child Dorothea Zaymes
Child Jill Gregory
Child Sheila Nelson
Peasant Rosemary Valaire
Peasant Anne Heaton
Peasant Christine du Boulay
Peasant Paula Dunning
Peasant Margaret Sear
Peasant Palma Nye
Peasant Rowena Jackson
Peasant Fiorella Keane
Peasant Thekla Russell
Peasant Wendy Winn
Peasant Pauline Wadsworth
Peasant Valerie Taylor
Huntsman Kenneth MacMillan
Huntsman Peter Clegg
Huntsman Paul Reymond
Huntsman Kenneth Melville
Huntsman Douglas Steuart
Huntsman Charles Lisner
Huntsman Gilbert Vernon
Huntsman Henry Legerton
Attendant Shirley Bishop
Attendant June Laverick
Attendant Doreen Brown
Attendant Yvonne Barnes
Attendant Brenda Taylor
Attendant Judy Laraman
Giselle Margot Fonteyn
Count Albrecht Robert Helpmann
Hilarion Leslie Edwards
Wilfred Richard Ellis
Queen of the Wilis
Pamela May
a Wili
Gillian Lynne
a Wili
Rosemary Lindsay
Wili Palma Nye
Wili Anne Heaton
Wili Valerie Taylor
Wili Jill Gregory
Wili Pauline Wadsworth
Wili Margaret Sear
Wili Dorothea Zaymes
Wili April Olrich
Wili Nadia Nerina
Wili Sheila Nelson
Wili Thekla Russell
Wili Fiorella Keane
Wili Greta Hamby
Wili Wendy Winn
Wili Paula Dunning
Wili Rowena Jackson
Wili Rosemary Valaire
Wili Christine du Boulay
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Act I: 7.44-8.16pm, Act II: 8.33-9.08pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 6 March 1950
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 6 March 1950 and stage management reports 1949-50 (in Royal Opera House Collections)