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The Rake's Progress - 3 May 1951 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Hollingsworth
Leader Thomas Matthews
Cast
SCENE I. THE RECEPTION
The Rake Henry Legerton
The Tailor Franklin White
The Jockey Peter Clegg
The Bravo John Field
The Dancing Master Brian Shaw
The Fencing Master Leslie Edwards
The Hornblower Philip Chatfield
The Betrayed Girl Pauline Clayden
Her Mother Elizabeth Kennedy
SCENE II. THE ORGY
Lady of the Town Jill Gregory
Lady of the Town Christine du Boulay
Lady of the Town Thekla Russell
Lady of the Town Fiorella Keane
Lady of the Town Gillian Lynne
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Henry Legerton
His Friend Alexis Rassine
The Ballad Singer Pauline Wadsworth
The Servant Dorothea Zaymes
SCENE III. VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
Creditor Franklin White
Creditor John Field
Creditor Philip Chatfield
The Girl Pauline Clayden
The Rake Henry Legerton
SCENE IV. THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Henry Legerton
His Friend Alexis Rassine
Gambler Peter Clegg
Gambler John Field
Gambler Leslie Edwards
SCENE V. NEAR THE PRISON GATES
The Girl Pauline Clayden
SCENE VI. THE MADHOUSE
The Gentleman with a Rope Ray Powell
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Henry Legerton
The Card Player Kenneth Melville
The Violinist William Barrett
The King Desmond Doyle
The Pope Peter Clegg
The Girl Pauline Clayden
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 8.58-9.38pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 3 May 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 3 May 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)