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Wed 16 Mar 1938, 8.45pm, Mercury Theatre, London

Foyer de Danse

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Lord Berners
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

L'Etoile Prudence Hyman
Le Maître de Ballet Walter Gore
Coryphée Elisabeth Schooling
Coryphée Peggy van Praagh
Coryphée Susette Morfield
Coryphée Ann Gee
Coryphée Sally Gilmour
Coryphée Celia Franks
Un Abonné John Andrewes
Piano Charles Lynch

The Tartans

Choreographer: Frank Staff
Composer: William Boyce
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

The Lassie Elisabeth Schooling
A Laddie Frank Staff
A Laddie Anthony Kelly
A Laddie Charles Boyd
Piano Charles Lynch
Performance note: The programme lists either Kelly or Boyd as one of the Laddies without specifiying who danced at this performance. Both are listed here.

Le Péri

Choreographer: Frank Staff
Composer: Paul Dukas
Premiere type: World premiere
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

The Péri Deborah Dering
Her Companion Angela Dukes
Her Companion Felicity Watt
Her Companion Elizabeth Hamilton
Her Companion Helen Ashley
Her Companion Margaret Argent
Her Companion [first name unknown] Oglethorpe
Iskender Frank Staff
His Wife Peggy van Praagh
His Wife Susette Morfield
His Wife Sally Gilmour
Piano Charles Lynch

Death and the Maiden

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Composer: Franz Schubert
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Dancer Andrée Howard
Dancer Elisabeth Schooling
Dancer Frank Staff
Dancer Sally Gilmour
Dancer Deborah Dering
Dancer Angela Dukes
Dancer Elizabeth Hamilton
Piano Charles Lynch
Performance note: The programme gives Howard or Schooling in the main role without specifying who danced at this performance. Both are listed here.

Standchen (Strauss, arr. Walter Gieseking); Liebeslied (Kreisler, arr. Rachmaninoff)

Music note: Musical interlude between dances

Performers

Piano Charles Lynch

Capriol Suite

Choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Composer: Peter Warlock
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Basse-Danse Elisabeth Schooling
Basse-Danse Peggy van Praagh
Basse-Danse Walter Gore
Basse-Danse Frank Staff
Pavane Wendy Toye
Pavane Walter Gore
Pavane Frank Staff
Tordion Susette Morfield
Tordion Walter Gore
Pieds-en-l'Air Wendy Toye
Pieds-en-l'Air Elisabeth Schooling
Pieds-en-l'Air Walter Gore
Pieds-en-l'Air Frank Staff
Mattachins Walter Gore
Mattachins Frank Staff
Mattachins John Andrewes
Mattachins Antony Kelly
Mattachins Charles Boyd
Bransles Ensemble
Piano Charles Lynch
Performance note: The programme lists Kelly or Boyd in Mattachins without specifying who danced at this performance. Both are listed here.
Source: Programme for 16 March (evening) 1938 in the Rambert Archive
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