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Mon 22 Jul 1957, 7.30pm, Theatre Royal, Exeter

Plaisance

Choreographer: Walter Gore
Composer: Gioacchino Rossini

Performers

Dancer Patricia Dyer
Dancer Norman Dixon
Dancer Patricia Ashworth
Dancer Ian Metsis
Dancer Thelma Litster
Dancer Norman Morrice
Dancer Jennifer Dodd
Dancer John Chesworth
Conductor David Ellenberg
Violin (Leader) Norman Rouse

Casse Noisette Pas de Deux

Choreographer: Lev Ivanov
Composer: Piotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky

Performers

Sugar Plum Fairy Violette Verdy
Her Prince Ian Metsis
Conductor David Ellenberg
Violin (Leader) Norman Rouse

Variations on a Theme

Choreographer: John Cranko
Composer: Benjamin Britten

Performers

Theme (Young Man) Norman Dixon
Adagio (Child) Patricia Dyer
March (Charlatan) Carolyn Fey
Romance Patricia Dyer
Romance Norman Dixon
Aria (Girl with the Flame) Patricia Ashworth
Bourrée (Girl with the Scissors) Jennifer Dodd
The Valse (Girl with her Shadow) Ann Horn
The Valse (Girl with her Shadow) Valerie Marsh
Lament Gillian Martlew
Lament Sylvia Singleton
Lament June Sandbrook
Lament Olwen Hought
Lament John Benfield
Perpetual Movement Gillian Martlew
Perpetual Movement Sylvia Singleton
Perpetual Movement June Sandbrook
Perpetual Movement Olwen Hought
Perpetual Movement Thelma Litster
Perpetual Movement Lucette Aldous
Perpetual Movement John Chesworth
Perpetual Movement Norman Morrice
Perpetual Movement Ian Metsis
Perpetual Movement John Benfield
Fugue Ensemble
Conductor David Ellenberg
Violin (Leader) Norman Rouse

Conte Fantastique

Choreographer: Andrée Howard
Composer: André Caplet
Premiere type: World premiere

Performers

Prince Prospero Kenneth Tillson
His Paramour Violette Verdy
The Stricken Elsa Recagno
The Stricken Patricia Ashworth
The Stricken Lucette Aldous
The Stricken Jennifer Dodd
The Stricken Jennifer Kelly
Entertainer June Sandbrook
Entertainer Shirley Dixon
Entertainer Ian Metsis
Courtier Valerie Marsh
Courtier Olwen Hought
Courtier Sheila Alletson
Courtier Carolyn Fey
Courtier Sylvia Singleton
Courtier Thelma Litster
Courtier John Chesworth
Courtier Norman Morrice
Courtier John Benfield
The Intruder Ann Horn
Conductor David Ellenberg
Violin (Leader) Norman Rouse

The Gala Performance

Choreographer: Antony Tudor
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev

Performers

La Reine de la Danse (from Moscow) Ann Horn
La Déese de la Danse (from Milan) Gillian Martlew
La Fille de Terpsichore (from Paris) Patricia Dyer
Cavalier Ian Metsis
Cavalier John Chesworth
Cavalier Norman Morrice
Coryphée Elsa Recagno
Coryphée Thelma Litster
Coryphée Jennifer Kelly
Coryphée Jennifer Dodd
Coryphée Shirley Dixon
Coryphée June Sandbrook
Conductor Kenneth Tillson
Dresser Carolyn Fey
Conductor David Ellenberg
Violin (Leader) Norman Rouse
Source: Programme for 22-24 July 1957 in the Rambert Archive
Made by Palace