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Giselle - 13 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
ACT I
Giselle
a peasant girl
Moira Shearer
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a villager
Alexis Rassine
Berthe
Giselle's Mother
Elizabeth Kennedy
Hilarion
a gamekeeper
Leslie Edwards
The Duke of Courland Alfred Rodrigues
The Princess
the Duke of Courland's daughter
Julia Farron
Wilfred
Count Albrecht's attendant
Philip Chatfield
Pas de deux Rowena Jackson
Pas de deux Kenneth MacMillan
Child Jill Gregory
Child Dorothea Zaymes
Child Margaret Dale
Child Angela Walton
Child Pauline Clayden
Child June Lesley
Peasant Christine du Boulay
Peasant Deirdre Dixon
Peasant Anna Carne
Peasant Catherine Boulton
Peasant Yvonne English
Peasant Rosemary Valaire
Peasant Greta Hamby
Peasant Meriel Evans
Peasant Jane Shore
Peasant Anya Linden
Peasant Brenda Taylor
Peasant Joan Benesh
Huntsman Paul Reymond
Huntsman Franklin White
Huntsman Desmond Doyle
Huntsman Bryan Ashbridge
Huntsman William Barrett
Huntsman Donald Barclay
Huntsman David Shields
Huntsman Donald Kilgour
Huntsman Colin Worth
Huntsman Henry Legerton
Huntsman Peter Clegg
Huntsman Douglas Steuart
Huntsman Keith Milland
Huntsman John Sale
Attendant Jennifer Batt
Attendant Jean Horne
Attendant Helen Trevor
Attendant Judy Collins
Attendant Ann Rodger
Attendant Joan Blakeney
ACT II
Giselle Moira Shearer
Count Albrecht Alexis Rassine
Hilarion Leslie Edwards
Wilfred Philip Chatfield
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Beryl Grey
Zulme
a Wili
Julia Farron
Moyna
a Wili
Rosemary Lindsay
Wili Brenda Taylor
Wili Anya Linden
Wili Angela Walton
Wili Jill Gregory
Wili June Lesley
Wili Joan Benesh
Wili Jane Shore
Wili Dorothea Zaymes
Wili Catherine Boulton
Wili Anna Carne
Wili Greta Hamby
Wili Meriel Evans
Wili Deirdre Dixon
Wili Yvonne English
Wili Shirley Bateman
Wili Helen Trevor
Wili Rosemary Valaire
Wili Christine du Boulay
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: In the programme Kenneth MacMillan's surname is spelled 'Macmillan'.
Durations: Act I: 8.05-8.42pm, Act II: 9.06-9.39pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 13 September 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 13 September 1951 and stage management reports 1951-52 (in Royal Opera House Collections)