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A Wedding Bouquet - 11 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
Webster
'Webster was a name that was spoken'
Gillian Lynne
Peasant Girl Fiorella Keane
Peasant Girl Sheila Nelson
Peasant Boy
'They must hurry and get their waggon'
Douglas Steuart
Peasant Boy
'They must hurry and get their waggon'
Brian Shaw
Josephine
'She may be wearing a gown newly washed and pressed'
Rosemary Valaire
Paul
'Pleasant, vivacious and quarrelsome'
Gilbert Vernon
John
'An elder brother who regrets the illness of his father'
Franklin White
Violet
'She may be delightful or not, as it happens'
Julia Farron
Ernest
'May be a victim of himself'
Ray Powell
Therese
'Will be faintly neat'
Gerd Larsen
Julia
'Is known as forlorn'
Anne Heaton
Bridegroom
'They all speak as if they expected him not to be charming'
John Hart
Pépé
(Julia's dog) 'Little dogs resemble little girls'
Pauline Clayden
Arthur
'Very well I thank you'
Leslie Edwards
Guy
'Unknown'
Alexis Rassine
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Wendy Winn
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Lorna Mossford
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Christine du Boulay
Guest
'They incline to oblige only when they stare'
Rosemary Lindsay
Gendarme
'They make preparations to deal with an exception'
Peter Clegg
Gendarme
'They make preparations to deal with an exception'
Henry Legerton
Bride
'Charming! Charming! Charming!'
Margaret Dale
Bridesmaid
'They may recognise places'
Jill Gregory
Bridesmaid
'They may recognise places'
Dorothea Zaymes
Orator Robert Irving
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 8.35-9.05pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 11 May 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 11 May 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)