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Pineapple Poll

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A ballet by John Cranko.
[Starring] The Royal Ballet
With David Blair, Merle Park and Stanley Holden, Brenda Taylor, Gerd Larsen and Christine Beckley, Jacqueline Daryl Monica Mason, Patricia Thorogood, Debra Wayne, Hylda Zinkin, Lambert Cox, Bryan Lawrence, Christopher Newton, Ronald Plaisted, Derek Rencher, Keith Rosson.
Music recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Maguire)
Conducted by Charles Mackerras

Pineapple Poll, like all the women of Portsmouth, falls hopelessly in love with handsome Captain Belaye, and as a result H.M.S. Hot Cross Bun nearly sets sail with a very odd crew indeed.
Pineapple Poll, which is in the current repertory of the Royal Ballet, is freely adapted from The Bumboat Woman's Story, by W. S. Gilbert.
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Contributors

Choreographer: John Cranko
Music: Arthur Sullivan
[Music] arranged by/[Orchestra] conducted by: Charles Mackerras
Musicians: The London Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Hugh Maguire
Producer: Margaret Dale
Designer: Osbert Lancaster
Captain Belaye: David Blair
Poll: Merle Park
Jasper: Stanley Holden
Dancer: Brenda Taylor
Dancer: Gerd Larsen
Dancer: Christine Beckley
Dancer: Jacqueline Daryl
Dancer: Monica Mason
Dancer: Patricia Thorogood
Dancer: Debra Wayne
Dancer: Hylda Zinkin
Dancer: Lambert Cox
Dancer: Bryan Lawrence
Dancer: Christopher Newton
Dancer: Ronald Plaisted
Dancer: Derek Rencher
Dancer: Keith Rosson

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