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Tiresias - 17 April 1953 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Robert Cooper
Cast
SCENE I
Tiresias Michael Somes
Neophyte Margaret Dale
Snake Pauline Clayden
Snake Brian Shaw
Athlete Anya Linden
Athlete Rowena Jackson
Athlete Joan Benesh
Athlete Dorothea Zaymes
Athlete Shirley Bateman
Athlete June Lesley
Athlete Angela Walton
Athlete Fiorella Keane
Warrior Henry Naughton
Warrior Gary Burne
Warrior Bryan Ashbridge
Warrior Desmond Doyle
Warrior Arnott Mader
Warrior Philip Chatfield
Warrior Ronald Hynd
Warrior Ronald Plaisted
Priestess Helen Trevor
Priestess Fiorella Keane
Priestess Shirley Bateman
Priestess Judith Sinclair
Priestess Valerie Adams
Priestess Jean Horne
Priestess Yvonne English
Priestess Deirdre Dixon
Priestess June Lesley
Priestess Anne Stringer
Priestess Diane Forhan
Priestess Anya Linden
Priestess Cynthia Blowers
Priestess Patricia Thorogood
Priestess Joan Benesh
Priestess April Olrich
SCENE II
Tiresias Margot Fonteyn
Her Lover John Field
Neophyte Margaret Dale
Snake Pauline Clayden
Snake Peter Clegg
Shepherdess Meriel Evans
Shepherdess Anne Heaton
Shepherdess Wendy Winn
Shepherdess Brenda Taylor
Shepherdess Greta Hamby
Shepherdess Rosemary Valaire
Shepherdess Dorothea Zaymes
Shepherdess Catherine Boulton
Shepherd Michael Boulton
Shepherd Peter Clegg
Shepherd Gilbert Vernon
Shepherd Douglas Steuart
SCENE III
Zeus Alfred Rodrigues
Hera Gerd Larsen
Tiresias Michael Somes
Neophyte Margaret Dale
Snake Pauline Clayden
Snake Brian Shaw
Priestesses, Warriors, Shepherdesses, Shepherds
Solo Pianist Jean Gilbert
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 17 April 1953
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 17 April 1953 (in Royal Opera House Collections)