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The Rake's Progress - 31 August 1959 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Emanuel Young
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
Scene I. The Reception
The Rake Alexander Grant
The Tailor Gordon Aitken
The Jockey Peter Clegg
The Bravo Alan Beale
The Dancing Master Johaar Mosaval
The Fencing Master Alexander Bennett
The Hornblower David Howard
The Betrayed Girl Julia Farron
Her Mother Lorna Mossford
Scene II. The Orgy
Lady of the Town Elaine Thomas
Lady of the Town Margaret Knoesen
Lady of the Town Joan Blakeney
Lady of the Town Shirley Bishop
Lady of the Town Christine Anthony
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Alexander Grant
His Friend Pirmin Trecu
The Ballad Singer Joy Newton
The Servant Noreen Sopwith
Scene III. Virtuous Interlude
Creditor Alan Beale
Creditor Alexander Bennett
Creditor Simon Mottram
The Girl Julia Farron
The Rake Alexander Grant
Scene IV. The Gambling Den
The Rake Alexander Grant
His Friend Pirmin Trecu
Gambler Alan Beale
Gambler Peter Clegg
Gambler David Howard
Scene V. Near the Prison Gates
The Girl Julia Farron
Scene VI. The Madhouse
The Gentleman with a Rope Ray Powell
The Sailor Gordon Aitken
The Rake Alexander Grant
The Card Player Pirmin Trecu
The Violinist Alexander Bennett
The King Alan Alder
The Pope Ian Hamilton
The Girl Julia Farron
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 1 in The Royal Ballet mixed programme 31 August 1959
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 31 August 1959 (in Royal opera House Collections)