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The Nutcracker - 13 December 1986 Matinee 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Leader John Brown
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer David Bintley
Clara
his God-daughter
Sarah Wildor
The Nutcracker
Drosselmeyer's nephew
Simon Rice
Act I scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Anthony Bourne
Messenger Peter Abegglen
Act I scene 2 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Mary Morse-Boycott
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Act I scene 3 The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
Derek Rencher
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Sandra Conley
Fritz
her brother
Robert Tewsley
Grandmother Julie Wood
Great-grandfather Robert Jude
Dancing Mistress Gerd Larsen
Captain Leslie Edwards
Harlequin
a doll
Bruce Sansom
Columbine
a doll
Fiona Brockway
Soldier
a doll
Guy Niblett
Vivandière
a doll
Viviana Durante
St Nicholas Jeremy Sheffield
Devil Anthony Bourne
Devil Peter Abegglen
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King Bruce Barraclough
Act I scene 5 The Land of Snow
Act II scene 1 The Journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Act II scene 2 The Palace Garden
The Sugar Plum Fairy Ravenna Tucker
The Prince Jonathan Cope
Princess Deirdre Eyden
Princess Genesia Rosato
Princess Gail Taphouse
Major Domo Robert Jude
Divertissements
Danse Espagnole Sharon McGorian
Danse Espagnole Ashley Page
Danse Espagnole Jacqui Tallis
Danse Espagnole Nicola Tranah
Danse Espagnole Phillip Broomhead
Danse Espagnole Christopher Carr
Danse Arabe Rosalyn Whitten
Danse Arabe Christopher Saunders
Danse Arabe Bruce Barraclough
Danse Arabe Michael Crookes
Danse Chinoise Philip Mosley
Danse Chinoise Anthony Bourne
Danse Chinoise Guy Niblett
Danse Chinoise Bruce Sansom
Trepak Peter Abegglen
Trepak Jonathan Burrows
Trepak Garry Grant
Danse des Mirlitons Karen Paisey
Danse des Mirlitons Fiona Brockway
Danse des Mirlitons Angela DeMello
Danse des Mirlitons Viviana Durante
Danse des Mirlitons Nicola Roberts
Valse des Fleurs Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Ravenna Tucker
Grand pas de deux Jonathan Cope
Finale Entire Cast
Act II scene 3 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Act II scene 4 Apotheosis
Aunts, Uncles, Parents, Maids, Manservants, Revellers, Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
London Oratory Junior Choir
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Durations: Act I: 49 minutes, Interval: 30 minutes, Act II: 46 minutes
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 13 December 1986 (in Royal Opera House Collections)