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The Rake's Progress

By Gavin Gordon after William Hogarth. Music: Gavin Gordon


Sadlers Well's Theatre, 1950

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Sadlers Well's Theatre
January 1950
Costumes and decor: Rex Whister after William Hogarth.
Choreography: Ninette de Valois

Friday 5th January 1940, 6.45pm cast
CharacterPlayed By
The RakeRobert Helpmann
The Dancing MasterHarold Turner
The TailorClaude Newman
The JockeyRichard Ellis
The Fencing MasterMichael Somes
The BravoLeslie Edwards
The Horn BlowerAlan Carter
The Betrayed GirlMary Honer
Her MotherJoy Newton
Ladies of the TownJill Gregory, June Bare, Annabel Farjeon, Pamela Nye, Olive Deacon
The DancerUrsula Moreton
The ServantMavis Jackson
The Rake's FriendWilliam Chappell
The Ballad SingerJoy Newton
MusiciansMichael Somes, Alan Carter
The CreditorsClaude Newman, Leslie Edwards, Alan Carter
The GirlMary Honer
The GamblersRichard Ellis, Leslie Edwards, Michael Somes
The Gentleman with a RopeHarold Turner
The ViolinistMichael Somes
The SailorClaude Newman
The KingStanley Hall
The PopeLeo Young
VisitorsOlive Deacon, June Brae, Annabel Farjeon

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