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The Nutcracker - 14 December 1985 Matinee 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky
Leader Hugh Maguire
Cast
Herr Drosselmeyer Alexander Grant
Clara
his God-daughter
Sarah Wildor
The Nutcracker
Drosselmeyer's nephew
Simon Rice
Act I scene 1 Drosselmeyer's workshop - early evening
Drosselmeyer's Assistant Anthony Bourne
Messenger Peter Abegglen
Act I scene 2 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Maiden Aunt Mary Morse-Boycott
Maiden Aunt Diane Holland
Housekeeper Romayne Grigorova
Act I scene 3 The Stahlbaums' living room
Dr Stahlbaum
Clara's father
David Drew
Mrs Stahlbaum
Clara's mother
Sandra Conley
Fritz
her brother
Christopher Wheeldon
Grandmother Julie Wood
Great-grandfather Robert Jude
Dancing Mistress Gerd Larsen
Captain Leslie Edwards
Harlequin
a doll
David Peden
Columbine
a doll
Nicola Roberts
Soldier
a doll
Bruce Sansom
Vivandière
a doll
Viviana Durante
St Nicholas Jeremy Sheffield
Devil Peter Abegglen
Devil Anthony Bourne
Act I scene 4 The Battle
The Mouse King Bruce Barraclough
Act I scene 5 The Land of Snow
Act II scene 1 The Journey to the Kingdom of Sweets
Act II scene 2 The Palace Garden
The Sugar Plum Fairy Ravenna Tucker
The Prince Jay Jolley
Princess Wendy Ellis
Princess Deirdre Eyden
Princess Genesia Rosato
Major Domo Robert Jude
Divertissements
Danse Espagnole Tracy Brown
Danse Espagnole Ashley Page
Danse Espagnole Deborah Bull
Danse Espagnole Christina Parker
Danse Espagnole Christopher Carr
Danse Espagnole Antony Dowson
Danse Arabe Gail Taphouse
Danse Arabe Mark Freeman
Danse Arabe Michael Crookes
Danse Arabe Jeremy Sheffield
Danse Chinoise Bruce Barraclough
Danse Chinoise Anthony Bourne
Danse Chinoise Errol Pickford
Danse Chinoise Bruce Sansom
Trepak Garry Grant
Trepak Peter Abegglen
Trepak Jonathan Burrows
Danse des Mirlitons Sara Gallie
Danse des Mirlitons Fiona Brockway
Danse des Mirlitons Angela DeMello
Danse des Mirlitons Sally Fredericks
Danse des Mirlitons Nicola Roberts
Valse des Fleurs Artists of The Royal Ballet
Grand pas de deux Ravenna Tucker
Grand pas de deux Jay Jolley
Finale Entire Cast
Act II scene 3 Street outside the Stahlbaums' house
Act II scene 4 Apotheosis
Aunts, Uncles, Parents, Maids, Manservants, Revellers, Snowflakes Artists of The Royal Ballet
Children, Toy Soldiers, Mice, Gingerbreads, Rabbit Drummer, Pages Students of The Royal Ballet School (Lower School)
Angels Students of The Royal Ballet School (Upper School)
London Oratory Junior Choir
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 14 December 1985 (in Royal Opera House Collections)