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The Nutcracker - 5 December 1969 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Lanchbery
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Act I scenes 1 and 2
Dr Stahlbaum Leslie Edwards
Frau Stahlbaum Betty Kavanagh
Herr Drosselmeyer Rudolf Nureyev
Clara Merle Park
Fritz
her brother
Wayne Sleep
Louisa
her sister
Diana Vere
Grandmother Gerd Larsen
Grandfather Alexander Grant
Guests Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Act I scene 3
The Prince Rudolf Nureyev
The Nutcracker Wayne Sleep
The Rat King Ronald Plaisted
Marines and Rats Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Cavalry Artists of The Royal Ballet
Snowflake Deanne Bergsma
Snowflake Monica Mason
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II
Spanish dance Vyvyan Lorrayne
Spanish dance Robert Mead
Spanish dance Diana Vere
Spanish dance Ria Peri
Spanish dance Vergie Derman
Spanish dance Petrus Bosman
Spanish dance Frank Freeman
Spanish dance Chinko Rafique
Arab dance Gerd Larsen
Arab dance Alexander Grant
Arab dance Ann Howard
Arab dance Gary Sherwood
Arab dance Marilyn Trounson
Arab dance Rashna Homji
Arab dance Bridget Goodricke
Chinese dance David Drew
Chinese dance Gary Sinclaire
Chinese dance Graham Fletcher
Russian dance Rosalind Eyre
Russian dance Christine Beckley
Russian dance Christopher Newton
Russian dance Ronald Plaisted
Russian dance Julie Wood
Russian dance Daryl Jaffray
Russian dance Betty Kavanagh
Russian dance Rosalind Bury
Russian dance Max Hanson
Russian dance Victor Kravchenko
Russian dance Eugene Christiansen
Russian dance Paul Benson
Pastorale Carole Hill
Pastorale Lesley Collier
Pastorale Wayne Sleep
Waltz Artists of The Royal Ballet
London Boy Singers
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 5 December 1969 (in Royal Opera House Collections)