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The Vic-Wells Ballet Company: Les Patineurs


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1. Entree, Pas de huit: Mary Honer, Elizabeth Miller, Gwyneth Matthews, Joy Newton, Peggy Melliss, Wenda Horsburgh, Richard Ellis, Leslie Edwards, Michael Somes, Paul Reyloff
2. Variation: Harold Turner
3. Pas de deux: Margot Fonteyn, Robert Helpmann
4. Ensemble: Margot Fonteyn, Mary Honer, Elizabeth Miller, Pamela May, June Brae, Harold Turner, Robert Helpmann, and Pas de Huit
5. Pas de trots: Mary Honer, Elizabeth Miller, Harold Turner
6. Pas des Patineuses: June Brae, Pamela May
7. Ensemble: Mary Honer, Elizabeth Miller, Pamela May, June Brae, Harold Turner, Richard Ellis, Leslie Edwards, Michael Somes, Paul Reyloff
8. Galop Finale: Ensemble
The BBC Television Orchestra
Leader, Boris Pecker
Conductor, Hyam Greenbaum

This ballet with a skating setting was first presented by the Vic-Wells Company at Sadler's Wells on February 16. It was an immediate success and today viewers will see a television production with the original cast.


Music: Meyerbeer
Choreography: Frederick Ashton
Costumes and Decor: William Chappell
Dancer: Mary Honer
Dancer: Elizabeth Miller
Dancer: Joy Newton
Dancer: Peggy Melliss
Dancer: Wenda Horsburgh
Dancer: Richard Ellis
Dancer: Leslie Edwards
Dancer: Michael Somes
Dancer: Paul Reyloff
Dancer: Margot Fonteyn
Dancer: Robert Helpmann
Dancer: Pamela May
Dancer: Harold Turner
Dancer: Paul Reyloff
Musicians: The BBC Television Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Boris Pecker
Orchestra conductor: Hyam Greenbaum
Presentation: D. H. Munro

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The Vic-Wells Ballet Company: Les Patineurs

BBC Television, 3 May 1937 15.35

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