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Checkmate - 28 April 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
Love
one of Two Players
Wendy Winn
Death
one of Two Players
Franklin White
Red Pawn Margaret Dale
Red Pawn Nadia Nerina
Red Pawn Jill Gregory
Red Pawn April Olrich
Red Pawn Pauline Clayden
Red Pawn Fiorella Keane
Red Pawn Dorothea Zaymes
Red Pawn Angela Walton
First Red Knight Philip Chatfield
Second Red Knight John Hart
Black Knight Kenneth Melville
Black Knight Gilbert Vernon
The Black Queen Gillian Lynne
The Red Queen Julia Farron
The Red King Leslie Edwards
Red Bishop Peter Clegg
Red Bishop Douglas Steuart
Red Castle William Barrett
Red Castle Desmond Doyle
Black Pawn Pauline Wadsworth
Black Pawn Lorna Mossford
Black Pawn Mary Drage
Black Pawn Anna Carne
Black Pawn Jane Shore
Black Pawn Thekla Russell
Black Pawn Valerie Taylor
Black Pawn Greta Hamby
Black Castle Bryan Ashbridge
Black Castle Alfred Rodrigues
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 8.58-9.43pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 28 April 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 28 April 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)