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The Rake's Progress - 8 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 Bryan Ashbridge
The Dancing Master Gilbert Vernon
The Fencing Master Philip Chatfield
The Hornblower Kenneth MacMillan
The Betrayed Girl Julia Farron
Her Mother Elizabeth Kennedy
SCENE II. THE ORGY
Lady of the Town Margaret Sear
Lady of the Town Christine du Boulay
Lady of the Town Mary Drage
Lady of the Town Fiorella Keane
Lady of the Town Jane Shore
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Henry Legerton
His Friend Richard Ellis
The Ballad Singer April Olrich
The Servant Sheila Nelson
SCENE III. VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
Creditor Franklin White
Creditor Bryan Ashbridge
Creditor Kenneth MacMillan
The Girl Julia Farron
The Rake Henry Legerton
SCENE IV. THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Henry Legerton
His Friend Richard Ellis
Gambler Peter Clegg
Gambler Bryan Ashbridge
Gambler Kenneth MacMillan
SCENE V. NEAR THE PRISON GATES
The Girl Julia Farron
SCENE VI. THE MADHOUSE
The Gentleman with a Rope Ray Powell
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Henry Legerton
The Card Player Kenneth MacMillan
The Violinist William Barrett
The King Desmond Doyle
The Pope Peter Clegg
The Girl Julia Farron
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Notes: In the programme Kenneth MacMillan's surname is spelt 'Macmillan'.
Durations: Entire work: 7.03-7.41pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 8 May 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 8 May 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)