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Checkmate - 12 March 1957 Evening 7.30pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Robert Irving
Leader Joshua Glazier
Cast
Love
one of Two Players
Mary Drage
Death
one of Two Players
Franklin White
Red Pawn Maryon Lane
Red Pawn Judith Sinclair
Red Pawn Annette Page
Red Pawn Doreen Wells
Red Pawn Angela Walton
Red Pawn Merle Park
Red Pawn Margaret Mercier
Red Pawn Ann Howard
First Red Knight Philip Chatfield
Second Red Knight Desmond Doyle
Black Knight Ronald Hynd
Black Knight Bryan Ashbridge
The Black Queen Svetlana Beriosova
The Red Queen Anya Linden
The Red King Leslie Edwards
Red Bishop Keith Milland
Red Bishop John Sale
Red Castle Christopher Newton
Red Castle David Drew
Black Pawn Brenda Taylor
Black Pawn Valerie Taylor
Black Pawn Catherine Boulton
Black Pawn Christine Beckley
Black Pawn Stella Farrance
Black Pawn Jennifer Gay
Black Pawn Debra Wayne
Black Pawn Georgina Parkinson
Black Castle Keith Rosson
Black Castle Derek Rencher
A symphony orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 8.18-9.01pm
Event: Number 2 in The Royal Ballet mixed programme 12 March 1957
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 12 March 1957 (in Royal Opera House Collections)