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Checkmate - 12 July 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 Avril Navarre
Red Pawn Jill Gregory
Red Pawn Rowena Jackson
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 Julia Farron
The Red Queen Rosemary Lindsay
The Red King Leslie Edwards
Red Bishop Peter Clegg
Red Bishop Douglas Steuart
Red Castle William Barrett
Red Castle Desmond Doyle
Black Pawn Rosemary Valaire
Black Pawn Lorna Mossford
Black Pawn Mary Drage
Black Pawn Anna Carne
Black Pawn Jane Shore
Black Pawn Christine du Boulay
Black Pawn Valerie Taylor
Black Pawn Greta Hamby
Black Castle Bryan Ashbridge
Black Castle Alfred Rodrigues
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 7.01-7.41pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 12 July 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 12 July 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)