Rambert Voices

For this oral history project, 36 people from eight decades of Rambert’s history were interviewed about their involvement in and experience of the Company. They include dancers, choreographers, artistic directors, music directors, members of staff, a conductor, a stage designer, a television producer, an audience member, and Marie Rambert’s grandson. Their recollections span from 1941 to 2017.

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  1. Richard Alston

    Choreographer Richard Alston was Rambert's Artistic Director 1986-1992.
  2. Beryl Goldwyn

    Beryl Goldwyn joined Ballet Rambert in 1949 and danced many principal roles.
  3. Ronald Hynd

    Ronald Hynd recalls his days as a student and dancer at Rambert from the 1940s.
  4. Lindsay Kemp

    Choreographer and performer Lindsay Kemp collaborated on landmark 1970s Rambert productions. (Content advice: strong language.)
  5. June Sandbrook and Jenny Kelly

    June Sandbrook and Jenny Kelly were Rambert dancers during the 1950s and 1960s.
  6. John Webley and Kenneth Bannerman

    John Webley was an administrator and Kenneth Bannerman a dancer with Rambert from the 1950s on.

Interviewer: Claire Izzard; filmmaker: Paul Izzard. With assistance of the oral history volunteers: Alison, Christine, Fiona, Georgina, Jo, Joy, Leslie, Lyndsay, Mary, Mil, Paula, Peter, Rosie, Ruth.

Rambert Voices is part of Rambert at 90, a project marking the company's 90th anniversary, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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