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The Rake's Progress - 6 September 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
SCENE I - THE RECEPTION
The Rake Henry Legerton
The Tailor Franklin White
The Jockey Peter Clegg
The Bravo Bryan Ashbridge
The Dancing Master Gilbert Vernon
The Fencing Master Philip Chatfield
The Hornblower Kenneth MacMillan
The Betrayed Girl Pauline Clayden
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 Mary Drage
Lady of the Town Angela Walton
Lady of the Town Jane Shore
The Dancer Pamela May
The Rake Henry Legerton
His Friend William Barrett
The Ballad Singer Greta Hamby
The Servant Dorothea Zaymes
SCENE III - VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
Creditor Franklin White
Creditor Bryan Ashbridge
Creditor Kenneth MacMillan
The Girl Pauline Clayden
The Rake Henry Legerton
SCENE IV - THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Henry Legerton
His Friend William Barrett
Gambler Paul Reymond
Gambler Bryan Ashbridge
Gambler Philip Chatfield
SCENE V - NEAR THE PRISON GATES
The Girl Pauline Clayden
SCENE VI - THE MADHOUSE
The Gentleman with a Rope Ray Powell
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Henry Legerton
The Card Player Kenneth MacMillan
The Violinist William Barrett
The King Keith Milland
The Pope John Sale
The Girl Pauline Clayden
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: In the programme Kenneth MacMillan's surname is written 'Macmillan'.
Durations: Entire work: 7.02-7.39pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 6 September 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 6 September 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)