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Checkmate - 27 February 1956 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor George Weldon
Leader Joshua Glazier
Cast
Love
one of Two Players
Margaret Wing
Death
one of Two Players
Franklin White
Red Pawn Maryon Lane
Red Pawn Judith Sinclair
Red Pawn Dorothea Zaymes
Red Pawn June Lesley
Red Pawn Angela Walton
Red Pawn Deirdre Dixon
Red Pawn Margaret Mercier
Red Pawn Doreen Wells
First Red Knight Philip Chatfield
Second Red Knight Desmond Doyle
Black Knight Ronald Hynd
Black Knight Gary Burne
The Black Queen Beryl Grey
The Red Queen Brenda Taylor
The Red King Leslie Edwards
Red Bishop Keith Milland
Red Bishop John Sale
Red Castle Christopher Newton
Red Castle David Drew
Black Pawn Mary Drage
Black Pawn Valerie Taylor
Black Pawn Catherine Boulton
Black Pawn Shirley Grahame
Black Pawn Meriel Evans
Black Pawn Jennifer Gay
Black Pawn Debra Wayne
Black Pawn Anne Stringer
Black Castle Arnott Mader
Black Castle Derek Rencher
A symphony orchestra
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 27 February 1956
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 27 February 1956 (in Royal Opera House Collections)