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Giselle - 19 April 1954 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
ACT I
Giselle
a peasant girl
Margot Fonteyn
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a villager
Michael Somes
Berthe
Giselle's Mother
Elizabeth Kennedy
Hilarion
a gamekeeper
Leslie Edwards
The Duke of Courland Alfred Rodrigues
The Princess
the Duke of Courland's daughter
Pamela May
Wilfred
Count Albrecht's attendant
Kenneth Melville
Pas de deux Anya Linden
Pas de deux Brian Shaw
Child Joan Benesh
Child Judith Sinclair
Child Margaret Dale
Child June Lesley
Child April Olrich
Child Angela Walton
Peasant Deirdre Dixon
Peasant Catherine Boulton
Peasant Anne Stringer
Peasant Cynthia Blowers
Peasant Rosemary Valaire
Peasant Patricia Thorogood
Peasant Brenda Taylor
Peasant Elaine Morgan
Peasant Shirley Camp
Peasant Valerie Adams
Peasant Shirley Bateman
Peasant Meriel Evans
Huntsman Peter Clegg
Huntsman Henry Naughton
Huntsman Douglas Steuart
Huntsman Desmond Doyle
Huntsman Leon Arnold
Huntsman Bryan Ashbridge
Huntsman Ronald Hynd
Huntsman Ronald Plaisted
Huntsman Arnott Mader
Huntsman Henry Legerton
Huntsman David Boswell
Huntsman Gary Burne
Huntsman Derek Rencher
Huntsman Oliver Symons
Attendant Doreen Eastlake
Attendant Jean Horne
Attendant Jennifer Gay
Attendant Valmai Ennor
Attendant Antoinette Boncenne
Attendant Veronika Leigey
ACT II
Giselle Margot Fonteyn
Count Albrecht Michael Somes
Hilarion Leslie Edwards
Wilfred Philip Chatfield
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Rosemary Lindsay
Zulme
a Wili
Gerd Larsen
Moyna
a Wili
Julia Farron
Wili Elaine Morgan
Wili Valerie Adams
Wili Angela Walton
Wili Stella Claire
Wili June Lesley
Wili Deirdre Dixon
Wili Jean Horne
Wili Brenda Taylor
Wili Joan Benesh
Wili Catherine Boulton
Wili April Olrich
Wili Cynthia Blowers
Wili Meriel Evans
Wili Shirley Camp
Wili Rosemary Valaire
Wili Merle Park
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 19 April 1954
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 19 April 1954 (in Royal Opera House Collections)