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The Sleeping Beauty - 30 December 1961 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor John Lanchbery
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
King Florestan XXIV Derek Rencher
His Queen Pamela May
The Princess Aurora Annette Page
Prince Florimund Ronald Hynd
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Leslie Edwards
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Ray Powell
The Fairy of the Lilac Deanne Bergsma
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Antoinette Sibley
Her Cavalier Petrus Bosman
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Monica Mason
Her Cavalier David Drew
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Georgina Parkinson
Her Cavalier Christopher Newton
The Fairy of the Song Birds Audrey Farriss
Her Cavalier Ronald Plaisted
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Pamela Moncur
Her Cavalier Graham Usher
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Bryan Lawrence
Maid of Honour Ann Howard
Maid of Honour Mavis Osborn
Maid of Honour Julie Wood
Maid of Honour Maureen Maitland
Maid of Honour Margaret Lyons
Maid of Honour Jacqueline Haslam
Maid of Honour Virginia Wakelyn
Maid of Honour Susan Carlton
ACT I
The First Prince Keith Rosson
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Bryan Lawrence
The Fourth Prince Ronald Plaisted
Princess Aurora's Friend Pamela Moncur
Princess Aurora's Friend Audrey Farriss
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Princess Aurora's Friend Mavis Osborn
Princess Aurora's Friend Julie Wood
Princess Aurora's Friend Jacqueline Haslam
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
ACT II
The Countess Vyvyan Lorrayne
Gallison
the Prince's Tutor
Franklin White
Duchess Monica Mason
Duchess Audrey Henderson
Duke Ronald Plaisted
Duke Keith Rosson
Marchioness Betty Kavanagh
Marchioness Glynis Ellams
Marchioness Heather Clipperton
Marchioness Christine Anthony
Marquess Bryan Lawrence
Marquess Kenneth Barlow
Marquess David Jones
Marquess Anthony Dowell
ACT III
Fairy Tales
Bluebeard Christopher Newton
His Wife Audrey Henderson
His Wife Julie Wood
Goldilocks Monica Mason
Her Prince Petrus Bosman
Beauty Vyvyan Lorrayne
The Beast Dudley Tomlinson
Divertissements
Florestan Bryan Lawrence
Florestan's Sister Pamela Moncur
Florestan's Sister Audrey Farriss
Puss-in-Boots Keith Martin
The White Cat Virginia Wakelyn
The Blue Bird Antoinette Sibley
The Blue Bird Graham Usher
Red Riding Hood Ann Howard
The Wolf Ronald Plaisted
Pas de Deux Annette Page
Pas de Deux Ronald Hynd
Variation Ronald Hynd
Variation Annette Page
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Stanley Holden
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Keith Milland
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Lawrence Ruffell
Finale The Full Company
Nymphs, Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, Heralds, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 30 December 1961 (in Royal Opera House Collections)