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Petrushka - 13 March 1959 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Hugo Rignold
Leader George Hallam
Cast
The Ballerina Nadia Nerina
Petrushka David Blair
The Blackamoor Peter Clegg
The Showman Franklin White
The 'Grandfather' of the fair Pirmin Trecu
Street dancing-girl Merle Park
Street dancing-girl Brenda Bolton
The young merchant Leslie Edwards
Gypsy girl Gerd Larsen
Gypsy girl Georgina Parkinson
The first nursemaid Rosemary Lindsay
The other nursemaids
The other nursemaid Brenda Taylor
The other nursemaid Jennifer Gay
The other nursemaid Jacqueline Daryl
The other nursemaid Deirdre Dixon
The other nursemaid Meriel Evans
The other nursemaid Margaret Hill
The other nursemaid Doreen Eastlake
The other nursemaid Patricia Thorogood
A coachman of the Imperial Court Harold Turner
The other coachmen
The other coachman Ronald Plaisted
The other coachman Derek Rencher
The other coachman Christopher Newton
The other coachman Maurice Metliss
Stable boy Ray Powell
Stable boy William Wilson
Masqueraders:
The Devil Graham Usher
The coachman dressed as a nursemaid Keith Milland
The Pig Stanley Holden
The Fox John Sale
The Polish maidservant Judith Sinclair
The Hussar Shirley Grahame
The Scullion Mavis Osborn
Monster Bryan Lawrence
Monster Clive Molloy
The Goat Keith Rosson
The Crane Petrus Bosman
The Calf Douglas Steuart
The Crow Richard Farley
The crowd: hawkers, officers, soldiers, gentlemen, ladies, children, nursemaids, cossacks, policemen, a bear-trainer, etc.
A symphony orchestra
Event: Number 3 in The Royal Ballet mixed programme 13 March 1959
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 13 March 1959 (in Royal Opera House Collections)