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Coppelia

First performed 1870

Productions

Unknown, 1870
Gaumont Theatre Southampton, 1981 (London Festival Ballet)

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Unknown Theatre
1870 (premiere)

CharacterPlayed By
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Gaumont Theatre, Southampton
April 1981 (part of Spring Tour 1981)
London Festival Ballet
Choreography and production: Jack Carter after Petipa/Saint-Léon.
Music: Léo Delibes. Designs: Peter Farmer.
Lighting: Charles Bristow.

Thursday 23rd April 1981 cast
CharacterPlayed By
ConductorGraham Bond
SwanildaCarole Hill
FranzNicholas Johnson
Dr. CoppeliusDavid Long
The BurgomasterJames Supervia
His WifeValerie Aitken
SecretaryTrevor Wood
Swanilda's FriendsNicky Maclaurin, Amanda Wenban. Jane Scott, Christine Keith, Anya Gilbert, Anne Manger
Act One
Leading MazurkaKathleen Munson
Leading CzardasSusanne Burch
VillagersArtists of London Festival Ballet
Act Two
Coppelia dollManda Gilliland
Chinese dollBeth Keeble
Negro dollMoira Grant
Astrologer dollJohn Jukes
Turk dollMichael Haighton
Act Three
Father TimeTrevor Wood
PeasantsArtists of London Festival Ballet
HoursArtists of London Festival Ballet
PrayerDeborah Weiss
DawnJanette Mulligan
WorkChristine Keith, Peter Jennings, Anya Gilbert, Hugh Rathbourne, Nicky Maclaurin, Kevin Richmond
CupidKim Millar
BetrothalChristine Keith, Peter Jennings
WarriorsDominic Hickie, Garry Pollard, Dewi Fairclough, Colin Stanier, Craig Wright, Michael Pink, Christopher Mercer, Anthony Ryvers
ChaosJohn Whillans
Swanilda as 'Peace'Carole Hill
Franz as 'War'Nicholas Johnson

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