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The Sleeping Beauty - 9 January 1965 Evening 

Ballet: Performance details

Company: The Royal Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Sergiu Comissiona
Leader Charles Taylor
Cast
King Florestan XXIV Derek Rencher
His Queen Pamela May
The Princess Aurora Nadia Nerina
Prince Florimund Desmond Doyle
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Leslie Edwards
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Franklin White
The Fairy of the Lilac Deanne Bergsma
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of the Crystal Fountain Vyvyan Lorrayne
Her Cavalier Petrus Bosman
The Fairy of the Enchanted Garden Monica Mason
Her Cavalier Ian Hamilton
The Fairy of the Woodland Glades Ann Jenner
Her Cavalier Kenneth Mason
The Fairy of the Song Birds Dianne Horsham
Her Cavalier Lambert Cox
The Fairy of the Golden Vine Carole Hill
Her Cavalier Austin Bennett
The Cavalier of The Lilac Fairy Warren de Maria
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds, Rats, Mice, etc.
ACT I
The First Prince Keith Rosson
The Second Prince Christopher Newton
The Third Prince Robert Mead
The Fourth Prince David Drew
Princess Aurora's Friend Maureen Maitland
Princess Aurora's Friend Geraldine Morris
Princess Aurora's Friend Dianne Horsham
Princess Aurora's Friend Maxine Denys
Princess Aurora's Friend Margaret Lyons
Princess Aurora's Friend Avril Bergen
Princess Aurora's Friend Suzanna Raymond
Princess Aurora's Friend Virginia Wakelyn
Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, etc.
ACT II
The Countess Vyvyan Lorrayne
Gallison
the Prince's Tutor
Stanley Holden
Duchess Vergie Derman
Duchess Rosalind Eyre
Duke David Drew
Duke Ronald Plaisted
Marchioness Betty Kavanagh
Marchioness Ann Kenward
Marchioness Judith Reyn
Marchioness Carole Needham
Marquess Petrus Bosman
Marquess Ian Hamilton
Marquess Warren de Maria
Marquess David Jones
ACT III
Florestan Anthony Dowell
Florestan's Sister Carole Hill
Florestan's Sister Virginia Wakelyn
Puss-in-Boots Keith Martin
The White Cat Jennifer Penney
The Blue Bird Georgina Parkinson
The Blue Bird Brian Shaw
Red Riding Hood Margaret Lyons
The Wolf Kenneth Mason
Pas de Deux Nadia Nerina
Pas de Deux Desmond Doyle
Variation Desmond Doyle
Variation Nadia Nerina
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Keith Milland
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
Lawrence Ruffell
Ivan
one of The Three Ivans
David Morse
Finale The Full Company
Maids of Honour, Courtiers, etc.
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 9 January 1965 (in Royal Opera House Collections)