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The Rake's Progress - 13 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
SCENE I. THE RECEPTION
The Rake Henry Legerton
The Tailor Franklin White
The Jockey Paul Reymond
The Bravo Bryan Ashbridge
The Dancing Master Brian Shaw
The Fencing Master Leslie Edwards
The Hornblower Philip Chatfield
The Betrayed Girl Julia Farron
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 Mary Drage
Lady of the Town Fiorella Keane
Lady of the Town Jane Shore
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Henry Legerton
His Friend William Barrett
The Ballad Singer Greta Hamby
The Servant Dorothea Zaymes
SCENE III. VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
Creditor Franklin White
Creditor Bryan Ashbridge
Creditor Philip Chatfield
The Girl Julia Farron
The Rake Henry Legerton
SCENE IV. THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Henry Legerton
His Friend William Barrett
Gambler Paul Reymond
Gambler Bryan Ashbridge
Gambler Leslie Edwards
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 Melville
The Violinist William Barrett
The King Keith Milland
The Pope John Sale
The Girl Julia Farron
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 7.03-7.41pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 13 July 1951
Information source: Royal Opera House programme and stage manager's report for 13 July 1951 (in Royal Opera House Collections)