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The Rake's Progress - 8 December 1947 Evening 

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
SCENE I - THE RECEPTION
The Rake Harold Turner
The Tailor Franklin White
The Jockey Paul Reymond
The Bravo David Davenport
The Dancing Master Gordon Hamilton
The Fencing Master Leslie Edwards
The Hornblower John Field
The Betrayed Girl Violetta Elvin
Her Mother Elizabeth Kennedy
SCENE II - THE ORGY
Lady of the Town Jill Gregory
Lady of the Town Anne Negus
Lady of the Town Palma Nye
Lady of the Town Thekla Russell
Lady of the Town Christine du Boulay
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Harold Turner
His Friend Richard Ellis
The Ballad Singer Jean Bedells
The Servant June Leighton
SCENE III - VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
Creditor Franklin White
Creditor David Davenport
Creditor Philip Chatfield
The Girl Violetta Elvin
The Rake Harold Turner
SCENE IV - THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Harold Turner
His Friend Richard Ellis
Gambler David Davenport
Gambler Leslie Edwards
Gambler Paul Reymond
SCENE V - NEAR THE PRISON GATES
The Girl Violetta Elvin
SCENE VI - THE MADHOUSE
The Gentleman with a Rope Gordon Hamilton
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Harold Turner
The Card Player Richard Ellis
The Violinist David Davenport
The King Philip Chatfield
The Pope Stanley Hall
The Girl Violetta Elvin
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 1 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 8 December 1947
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 8 December 1947 (in Royal Opera House Collections)