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Pineapple Poll

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(By permission of the Governors of Sadler's Wells)

[Starring] The Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet
A ballet freely adapted from "The Bumboat Woman's Story," one of the Bab Ballads by W.S. Gilbert
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Arranged by Charles Mackerras

Scene 1: Portsmouth. Morning
Scene 2: The Quayside. That evening
Scene 3: On board H.M.S. 'Hot Cross Bun.' Next morning

Contributors

Ballet freely adapted from "The Bumboat Woman's Story," by: W.S. Gilbert
Music: Arthur Sullivan
Arranged by/Orchestra conducted by: Charles Mackerras
Choreography: John Cranko
Decor and costumes: Osbert Lancaster
Television Presentation: Philip Bate
Pineapple Poll, a Bumboat woman: Elaine Fifield
Jasper, pot boy at 'The Steam Packet': David Poole
Captain Belaye, of H.M.S. 'Hot Cross Bun': David Blair
lanche, his fiancie: Stella Claire
Mrs. Dimple, her aunt: Sheilah O'Reilly
The crew of H.M.S. 'Hot Cross Bun': David Gill
The crew of H.M.S. 'Hot Cross Bun': Don Gillies
The crew of H.M.S. 'Hot Cross Bun': Donald McAlpine
The crew of H.M.S. 'Hot Cross Bun': Maurice Metliss
The crew of H.M.S. 'Hot Cross Bun': Peter Wright
The crew of H.M.S. 'Hot Cross Bun': Stanley Holden
Sweethearts, wives, etc.: Romayne Austin
Sweethearts, wives, etc.: Shirley Bishop
Sweethearts, wives, etc.: Joan Cadzow
Sweethearts, wives, etc.: Stella Farrance
Sweethearts, wives, etc.: Annette Page
Sweethearts, wives, etc.: Pauline Wandsworth

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