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The Nutcracker - 16 December 1976 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Ashley Lawrence
Leader John Brown
Cast
Act I scenes 1 and 2
Dr Stahlbaum David Drew
Frau Stahlbaum Rosalind Eyre
Herr Drosselmeyer Rudolf Nureyev
Clara Merle Park
Fritz
her brother
Stephen Beagley
Louisa
her sister
Rosemary Taylor
Grandmother Gerd Larsen
Grandfather Ronald Emblen
Guests Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children
Act I scenes 3 and 4
The Prince Rudolf Nureyev
The Nutcracker Paul Benson
The Rat King William Perrie
Marines and Rats
Cavalry Artists of The Royal Ballet
Snowflake Laura Connor
Snowflake Vergie Derman
Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Act II
Spanish dance Rosemary Taylor
Spanish dance Stephen Beagley
Arab dance Gerd Larsen
Arab dance Ronald Emblen
Arab dance Vergie Derman
Arab dance Michael Batchelor
Arab dance Gillian Kingsley
Arab dance Linda Moran
Arab dance Christine Woodward
Chinese dance Christopher Carr
Chinese dance Wayne Eagling
Chinese dance Mark Silver
Russian dance Rosalind Eyre
Russian dance David Drew
Russian dance Joanna Allnatt
Russian dance Sally Ashby
Russian dance Amanda Beck
Russian dance Jacqui Tallis
Russian dance Garry Grant
Russian dance Anthony Conway
Russian dance William Perrie
Russian dance Ashley Wheater
Pastorale Lesley Collier
Pastorale Alfreda Thorogood
Pastorale Michael Coleman
Waltz Artists of The Royal Ballet
Brompton Oratory Junior Choir
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 16 December 1976 (in Royal Opera House Collections)