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A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1 January 1966 Evening 

Opera: Performance details

Company: Covent Garden Opera Company
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Bryan Balkwill
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Oberon
King of the Fairies
Josephine Veasey
Tytania
Queen of the Fairies
Elizabeth Vaughan
Puck or Robin Goodfellow Kaplan Kaye
Peaseblossom Philip Celner
Cobweb Nicholas Freakes
Mustardseed Alan Hammant
Moth Gunther Wassertheurer
Fairy Tony Atkins
Fairy Charles Blackburn
Fairy Laurence Cashman
Fairy Ian Fry
Fairy Richard Dakin
Fairy Richard Manders
Fairy John Philips
Fairy Alan Wolstencroft
Theseus
Duke of Athens
Victor Godfrey
Hippolyta
Queen of the Amazons, betrothed to Theseus
Maureen Guy
Lysander
in love with Hermia
Alexander Young
Demetrius
in love with Hermia
Delme Bryn-Jones
Hermia
in love with Lysander but betrothed in law to Demetrius
Janet Baker
Helena
in love with Demetrius
Elizabeth Robson
Bottom
a weaver
Michael Langdon
Quince
a carpenter
Dennis Wicks
Flute
a bellows-mender
John Lanigan
Snug
a joiner
David Kelly
Snout
a tinker
Kenneth MacDonald
Starveling
a tailor
Keith Raggett
Philostrate
Master of Ceremonies
Beaufoy Milton
Indian Boy, Fan Bearer, Pages Students of Acton County Grammar School
New Malden Children from Beverly School
Students from Central Foundation Grammar School
Children from Hinchley Wood School
Children from Holloway School
Children from The Latymer School (Edmonton)
Children from Minchenden School (Southgate)
Children from St Martin-in-the-Fields School
Children from Wembley County School
Children from Westminster City School
Children from William Ellis School
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Language: English
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 1 January 1966 (in Royal Opera House Collections)