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Giselle - 30 August 1955 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Guest Conductor Anatole Fistoulari
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
ACT I
Giselle
a peasant
Violetta Elvin
Count Albrecht
disguised as Loys, a villager
John Field
Berthe
Giselle's Mother
Elizabeth Kennedy
Hilarion
a gamekeeper
Leslie Edwards
The Duke of Courland Bryan Ashbridge
The Princess
The Duke of Courland's daughter
Julia Farron
Wilfred
Count Albrecht's attendant
Philip Chatfield
Pas de deux Anne Heaton
Pas de deux Brian Shaw
Child Joan Benesh
Child Judith Sinclair
Child Doreen Wells
Child June Lesley
Child Dorothea Zaymes
Child Angela Walton
Peasant Deirdre Dixon
Peasant Patricia Thorogood
Peasant Anne Stringer
Peasant Jennifer Gay
Peasant Doreen Eastlake
Peasant Georgina Parkinson
Peasant Margaret Mercier
Peasant Brenda Taylor
Peasant Shirley Grahame
Peasant Hylda Zinkin
Peasant Meriel Evans
Peasant Merle Park
Huntsman David Boswell
Huntsman Douglas Steuart
Huntsman Christopher Newton
Huntsman Ronald Hynd
Huntsman Basil Thompson
Huntsman Ronald Plaisted
Huntsman Arnott Mader
Huntsman Henry Legerton
Huntsman Derek Rencher
Huntsman Gary Burne
Huntsman David Drew
Huntsman Graham Usher
Huntsman Keith Milland
Huntsman John Sale
Attendant Sallie Lewis
Attendant Yvonne Cartier
Attendant Margaret Wing
Attendant Valmai Ennor
Attendant Debra Wayne
ACT II
Giselle Violetta Elvin
Count Albrecht John Field
Hilarion Leslie Edwards
Wilfred Philip Chatfield
Myrtha
Queen of the Wilis
Anya Linden
Zulme
a Wili
Meriel Evans
Moyna
a Wili
Mary Drage
Wili Dorothea Zaymes
Wili Debra Wayne
Wili Angela Walton
Wili Patricia Thorogood
Wili June Lesley
Wili Deirdre Dixon
Wili Hylda Zinkin
Wili Brenda Taylor
Wili Doreen Wells
Wili Ann Howard
Wili Cynthia Mayan
Wili Sonia Taverner
Wili Margaret Mercier
Wili Merle Park
Wili Jennifer Gay
Wili Shirley Grahame
Wili Anne Stringer
Wili Doreen Eastlake
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 30 August 1955
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 30 August 1955 (in Royal Opera House Collections)