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The Sleeping Beauty - 29 September 1969 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 Leslie Edwards
His Queen Pamela May
Princess Aurora Margot Fonteyn
Prince Florimund Rudolf Nureyev
Cattalabutte
Master of Ceremonies
Ronald Plaisted
Carabosse
the Wicked Fairy
Gerd Larsen
The Lilac Fairy Deanne Bergsma
PROLOGUE
The Fairy of Beauty Jennifer Penney
Her Cavalier Petrus Bosman
The Fairy of Honour Christine Beckley
Her Cavalier David Gayle
The Fairy of Modesty Diana Vere
Her Cavalier Gary Sherwood
The Fairy of Joy Georgina Parkinson
Her Cavalier David Drew
The Fairy of Song Ann Jenner
Her Cavalier Michael Coleman
The Fairy of Temperament Monica Mason
Her Cavalier Kenneth Mason
Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, Heralds, Pages, Rats, Mice, etc. Artists of The Royal Ballet
Students of The Royal Ballet School
ACT I
The Prince of the North Derek Rencher
The Prince of the South Kenneth Mason
The Prince of the East Robert Mead
The Prince of the West David Drew
Princess Aurora's Friend Avril Bergen
Princess Aurora's Friend Hilary Tickner
Princess Aurora's Friend Lesley Collier
Princess Aurora's Friend Diana Vere
Princess Aurora's Friend Marilyn Trounson
Princess Aurora's Friend Jill Cooke
Princess Aurora's Friend Rosemary Taylor
Princess Aurora's Friend Christine Aitken
Village Maidens, Peasants, Courtiers, etc.
ACT II
The Countess Christine Beckley
The Prince's Aide Paul Brown
The Prince's Entourage Deirdre O'Conaire
The Prince's Entourage Ria Peri
The Prince's Entourage Derek Rencher
The Prince's Entourage David Drew
The Prince's Entourage Rosalind Bury
The Prince's Entourage Marguerite Porter
The Prince's Entourage Julie Wood
The Prince's Entourage Joanna Mordaunt
The Prince's Entourage Peter O'Brien
The Prince's Entourage Jonathan Kelly
The Prince's Entourage David Gayle
The Prince's Entourage Chinko Rafique
Nymphs, Peasants, Hunt Attendants, etc.
ACT III
Gold and Silver Pas de Trois Diana Vere
Gold and Silver Pas de Trois Brian Shaw
Gold and Silver Pas de Trois Keith Martin
The Blue Bird Ann Jenner
The Blue Bird Michael Coleman
Puss-in-Boots Alexander Grant
The White Cat Lesley Collier
Pas de Deux Margot Fonteyn
Pas de Deux Rudolf Nureyev
Finale The Full Company
Fairy Tale Characters, Fairy Attendants, Courtiers, etc.
The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 29 September 1969 (in Royal Opera House Collections)