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Checkmate - 18 November 1947 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Original season
Conductor Hugo Rignold
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
Love
one of Two Players
Jean Bedells
Death
one of Two Players
Franklin White
Red Pawn Margaret Dale
Red Pawn Avril Navarre
Red Pawn Jill Gregory
Red Pawn Anne Negus
Red Pawn Elizabeth Kennedy
Red Pawn Pauline Clayden
Red Pawn Guinevere Parry
Red Pawn Dorothea Zaymes
First Red Knight Harold Turner
Second Red Knight John Hart
Knight Richard Ellis
Knight John Field
The Black Queen Pamela May
The Red Queen Julia Farron
The Red King Gordon Hamilton
Red Bishop Paul Reymond
Red Bishop Henry Legerton
Red Castle Leslie Edwards
Red Castle Stanley Hall
Black Pawn Gillian Lynne
Black Pawn Rosemary Lindsay
Black Pawn Lorna Mossford
Black Pawn Joan Grantham
Black Pawn Jean Stokes
Black Pawn Christine du Boulay
Black Pawn Palma Nye
Black Pawn Thekla Russell
Black Castle David Davenport
Black Castle Alfred Rodrique
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 7.52-8.38pm
Event: Number 2 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 18 November 1947
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 18 November 1947 and stage management reports 1947-49 (in Royal Opera House Collections)