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The Rake's Progress - 25 June 1948 Evening 7.00pm

Ballet: Performance details

Company: Sadler's Wells Ballet
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Performance status: Revival
Conductor Geoffrey Corbett
Leader Joseph Shadwick
Cast
SCENE I - THE RECEPTION
The Rake Harold Turner
The Tailor Franklin White
The Jockey Paul Reymond
The Bravo David Davenport
The Dancing Master Alexis Rassine
The Fencing Master Leslie Edwards
The Hornblower Philip Chatfield
The Betrayed Girl Pauline Clayden
Her Mother Elizabeth Kennedy
SCENE II - THE ORGY
Lady of the Town Jill Gregory
Lady of the Town Anne Negus
Lady of the Town Palma Nye
Lady of the Town Thekla Russell
Lady of the Town Christine du Boulay
The Dancer Gerd Larsen
The Rake Harold Turner
His Friend Richard Ellis
The Ballad Singer Jean Stokes
The Servant Veronica Vail
SCENE III - VIRTUOUS INTERLUDE
Creditor Franklin White
Creditor David Davenport
Creditor Philip Chatfield
The Girl Pauline Clayden
The Rake Harold Turner
SCENE IV - THE GAMBLING DEN
The Rake Harold Turner
His Friend Richard Ellis
Gambler David Davenport
Gambler Leslie Edwards
Gambler Paul Reymond
SCENE V - NEAR THE PRISON GATES
The Girl Pauline Clayden
SCENE VI - THE MADHOUSE
The Gentleman with a Rope Ray Powell
The Sailor Franklin White
The Rake Harold Turner
The Card Player Richard Ellis
The Violinist David Davenport
The King Gilbert Vernon
The Pope Alec Martin
The Girl Pauline Clayden
The Covent Garden Orchestra
Durations: Entire work: 8.42-9.22pm
Event: Number 3 in Sadler's Wells Ballet mixed programme 25 June 1948
Information source: Royal Opera House programme for 25 June 1948 and stage management reports 1947-49 (in Royal Opera House Collections)