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The Sleeping Beauty - 4 January 1965 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 Gerd Larsen
The Princess Aurora Margot Fonteyn
Prince Florimund David Blair
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Leslie Edwards
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Stanley Holden
The Fairy of the Lilac Deanne Bergsma
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Vyvyan Lorrayne
Her Cavalier Anthony Dowell
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Monica Mason
Her Cavalier David Drew
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Georgina Parkinson
Her Cavalier Robert Mead
The Fairy of the Song Birds Ann Jenner
Her Cavalier Lambert Cox
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Merle Park
Her Cavalier Austin Bennett
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Keith Rosson
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds, Rats, Mice, etc.
ACT I
The First Prince Desmond Doyle
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Keith Rosson
The Fourth Prince Ronald Plaisted
Princess Aurora's Friend Maureen Maitland
Princess Aurora's Friend Mavis Osborn
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Jenner
Princess Aurora's Friend Jennifer Penney
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Ann Howard
Princess Aurora's Friend Carole Hill
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, etc.
ACT II
The Countess Vyvyan Lorrayne
Gallison
the Prince's Tutor
Lambert Cox
Duchess Vergie Derman
Duchess Rosalind Eyre
Duke David Drew
Duke Ronald Plaisted
Marchioness Betty Kavanagh
Marchioness Ann Kenward
Marchioness Glynis Ellams
Marchioness Carole Needham
Marquess Petrus Bosman
Marquess Ian Hamilton
Marquess Warren de Maria
Marquess David Jones
ACT III
Florestan Graham Usher
Florestan's Sister Carole Hill
Florestan's Sister Ann Jenner
Puss-in-Boots Douglas Steuart
The White Cat Virginia Wakelyn
The Blue Bird Georgina Parkinson
The Blue Bird Brian Shaw
Red Riding Hood Ann Howard
The Wolf Ronald Plaisted
Pas de Deux Margot Fonteyn
Pas de Deux David Blair
Variation David Blair
Variation Margot Fonteyn
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
David Morse
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Lawrence Ruffell
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Keith Milland
Finale The Full Company
Maids of Honour, Courtiers, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 4 January 1965 (in Royal Opera House Collections)