Mon 21 Jun 1954, 7.00pm, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London

Les Sylphides

Choreographer: Michel Fokine
Composer: Frédéric Chopin
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Nocturne Beryl Goldwyn
Nocturne Ann Horn
Nocturne Anne Lascelles
Nocturne Alexander Bennett
Nocturne Mary Munro
Nocturne Gillian Martlew
Nocturne Audrey Nicholls
Nocturne Selma Seigertsz
Nocturne Patricia Dyer
Nocturne Valerie Marsh
Nocturne Patricia Ashworth
Nocturne Thelma Litster
Nocturne Marcia Walden
Nocturne Alison Norwood
Nocturne Patricia Cassie
Nocturne Sylvia Singleton
Nocturne Sheila Alletson
Nocturne Leda Harris
Nocturne Naomi Benari
Valse Anne Lascelles
Mazurka Alexander Bennett
Mazurka Beryl Goldwyn
Prelude Ann Horn
Grande Valse Beryl Goldwyn
Grande Valse Alexander Bennett
Final Ensemble
Conductor Joseph Vandernoot
Violin (Leader) Reginald Morley

Variations on a Theme

Choreographer: John Cranko
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Premiere type: World premiere
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Young Man Alexander Bennett
Child Noreen Sopwith
Charlatan Anne Lascelles
Flame Lady Audrey Nicholls
Scissor Lady Mary Munro
Lady Beryl Goldwyn
Her Shadow Ann Horn
Lament Gillian Martlew
Lament Marcia Walden
Lament Alison Norwood
Lament Valerie Marsh
Chorus Gillian Martlew
Chorus Marcia Walden
Chorus Alison Norwood
Chorus Valerie Marsh
Chorus Terry Gilbert
Chorus John Chesworth
Chorus Norman Dixon
Chorus Norman Morrice
Chorus Thelma Litster
Chorus Patricia Ashworth
Conductor Joseph Vandernoot
Violin (Leader) Reginald Morley

Gala Performance

Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

La Reine de la Danse (from Moscow) Noreen Sopwith
La Déese de la Danse (from Milan) Gillian Martlew
La Fille de Terpsichore (from Paris) Ann Horn
Cavalier Norman Dixon
Cavalier Terry Gilbert
Cavalier John Chesworth
Coryphée Audrey Nicholls
Coryphée Selma Seigertsz
Coryphée Patricia Dyer
Coryphée Thelma Litster
Coryphée Selina Wylie
Coryphée Patricia Ashworth
Conductor Ronald Yerrell
Dresser Valerie Marsh
Conductor Joseph Vandernoot
Violin (Leader) Reginald Morley

Winter Night

Choreographer: Walter Gore
Composer: Sergei Rachmaninov
Music note: Danced to live music

Performers

Dancer Mary Munro
Dancer Alexander Bennett
Dancer Noreen Sopwith
Dancer Gillian Martlew
Dancer Selina Wylie
Dancer Selma Seigertsz
Dancer Patricia Dyer
Dancer Valerie Marsh
Dancer Patricia Ashworth
Dancer Thelma Litster
Dancer Alison Norwood
Dancer Norman Dixon
Dancer John Chesworth
Dancer Norman Morrice
Dancer Ronald Yerrell
Conductor Joseph Vandernoot
Piano Reginald Halcrow
Violin (Leader) Reginald Morley
Source: Programme for 21-23 June 1954 in the Rambert Archive
Made by Palace