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Antigone - 14 April 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
Oedipus
the dying King of Thebes
Leslie Edwards
Jocasta
his wife, the Queen
Gerd Larsen
Polynices
one of their children
David Blair
Etiocles
one of their children
Gary Burne
Antigone
one of their children
Svetlana Beriosova
Creon
brother to the Queen
Ronald Hynd
Haemon
his son, and the lover of Antigone
Donald MacLeary
People of Thebes Christine Beckley
People of Thebes Jacqueline Daryl
People of Thebes Georgina Parkinson
People of Thebes Mavis Osborn
People of Thebes Maureen Maitland
People of Thebes Glynis Ellams
People of Thebes Julie Wood
People of Thebes Ann Howard
People of Thebes Gloria Bluemel
People of Thebes Noreen Sopwith
People of Thebes Margaret Lyons
People of Thebes Robin Haig
People of Thebes Rosalind Eyre
People of Thebes Ann Kenward
People of Thebes Monica Mason
People of Thebes Deanne Bergsma
People of Thebes Louanne Richards
People of Thebes Vyvyan Lorrayne
People of Thebes Patricia Thorogood
People of Thebes Audrey Henderson
People of Thebes Douglas Steuart
People of Thebes Graham Usher
People of Thebes Christopher Newton
People of Thebes Richard Farley
People of Thebes Stanley Holden
People of Thebes William Wilson
People of Thebes John Sale
People of Thebes Austin Bennett
People of Thebes Keith Milland
People of Thebes Clive Molloy
People of Thebes Derek Rencher
People of Thebes Lawrence Ruffell
People of Thebes Ronald Plaisted
People of Thebes Keith Rosson
People of Thebes Bryan Lawrence
People of Thebes Kenneth Barlow
People of Thebes Kenneth Mason
People of Thebes Petrus Bosman
People of Thebes David Drew
People of Thebes David Long
Death Herald Paul Brown
Death Herald David Gale
Death Herald Nicholas Benton
Death Herald Piers Beaumont
Death Herald Ashley Killar
Death Herald Dudley Tomlinson
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Event: Number 3 in The Royal Ballet mixed programme 14 April 1961
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 14 April 1961 (in Royal Opera House Collections)