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The Rake's Progress - 9 April 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
SCENE I. THE RECEPTION
The Rake Alexander Grant
The Tailor Franklin White
The Jockey Paul Reymond
The Bravo John Field
The Dancing Master Brian Shaw
The Fencing Master Leslie Edwards
The Hornblower Philip Chatfield
The Betrayed Girl Julia Farron
Her Mother Elizabeth Kennedy
SCENE II. THE ORGY
Lady of the Town Jill Gregory
Lady of the Town Christine du Boulay
Lady of the Town Thekla Russell
Lady of the Town Fiorella Keane
Lady of the Town Gillian Lynne
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Alexander Grant
His Friend Alexis Rassine
The Ballad Singer Pauline Wadsworth
The Servant Dorothea Zaymes
SCENE III. VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
Creditor Franklin White
Creditor John Field
Creditor Philip Chatfield
The Girl Julia Farron
The Rake Alexander Grant
SCENE IV. THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Alexander Grant
His Friend Alexis Rassine
Gambler Paul Reymond
Gambler John Field
Gambler Leslie Edwards
SCENE V. NEAR THE PRISON GATES
The Girl Julia Farron
SCENE VI. THE MADHOUSE
The Gentleman with a Rope Ray Powell
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Alexander Grant
The Card Player Kenneth Melville
The Violinist William Barrett
The King Desmond Doyle
The Pope Peter Clegg
The Girl Julia Farron
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: The programme credits Robert Irving and John Hollingsworth as conductors, but it is unclear who conducted this performance.
Durations: Entire work: 8.59-9.38pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 9 April 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 9 April 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)