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Hamlet - 18 November 1947 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Hugo Rignold
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
King of Denmark David Davenport
Hamlet
Son of the late King, nephew to the Present King
Robert Helpmann
Polonius
Lord Chamberlain
Paul Reymond
Laertes
Son to Polonius
John Hart
Gravedigger Ray Powell
Ghost of Hamlet's Father Leslie Edwards
Queen of Denmark
Mother to Hamlet
Julia Farron
Ophelia
Daughter to Polonius
Margot Fonteyn
Page Margaret Dale
Court Lady Joan Grantham
Court Lady Palma Nye
Court Lady Rosemary Lindsay
Court Lady Christine du Boulay
Court Lady Lorna Mossford
Court Lady Margaret Sear
Court Lady Thekla Russell
Court Lady Anne Gieves
Court Lady Jean Stokes
Court Lady Rowena Jackson
Court Lady Rosemary Valaire
Pall-bearer Philip Chatfield
Pall-bearer Alec Martin
Pall-bearer Gilbert Vernon
Pall-bearer Alfred Rodrique
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 9.02-9.22pm
Event: Number 3 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)