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The Rake's Progress - 18 March 1946 Evening 6.45pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Constant Lambert
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
SCENE I - THE RECEPTION
The Rake Robert Helpmann
The Tailor Claude Newman
The Jockey Franklin White
The Bravo Anthony Burke
The Dancing Master Gordon Hamilton
The Fencing Master David Paltenghi
The Hornblower Leslie Edwards
The Betrayed Girl Margot Fonteyn
Her Mother Elizabeth Kennedy
SCENE II - THE ORGY
Lady of the Town Jill Gregory
Lady of the Town Joan Sheldon
Lady of the Town Palma Nye
Lady of the Town Paula Dunning
Lady of the Town Jean Bedells
The Dancer Moira Shearer
The Rake Robert Helpmann
His Friend Alexis Rassine
The Ballad Singer Joy Newton
The Servant June Leighton
SCENE III - VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
The Creditor Claude Newman
The Creditor Anthony Burke
The Creditor Leslie Edwards
The Girl Margot Fonteyn
The Rake Robert Helpmann
SCENE IV - THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Robert Helpmann
His Friend Alexis Rassine
The Gambler Anthony Burke
The Gambler Leslie Edwards
The Gambler Franklin White
SCENE V - NEAR THE PRISON GATES
The Girl Margot Fonteyn
SCENE VI - THE MADHOUSE
The Gentleman with a Rope Gordon Hamilton
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Robert Helpmann
The Card Player Alexis Rassine
The Violinist David Paltenghi
The King Toni Repetto
The Pope Stanley Hall
The Girl Margot Fonteyn
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 6:51-7:32pm
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 18 March 1946
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 18 March 1946 and stage management reports 1943-47 (in Royal Opera House Collections)