Theatreland Memorabilia

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Music: Charles Gounod. Libretto: Jules Barbier and Michel Carré from Goethe's play of the same name.


Royal Opera House, 1974

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Royal Opera House
November 1974
Producer: John Copley. Designer: Desmond Heeley.
Lighting: William Bundy. Conductor: John Matheson.
The Royal Opera Chorus - Chorus Master: Robin Stapleton.
Orchestra of The Royal Opera House - Leader: Meye Stolow.
Assistant to the Producer: Michael Rennison. Choreography: Terry Gilbert.
Fight Arranger: Ian McKay. French coach: Janine Reiss.

Friday 29th November 1974 cast
393rd performance of Faust at Royal Opera House
CharacterPlayed By
Faust, a learned doctorStuart Burrows
MéphistophélèsNorman Treigle
Valentin, a soldier, brother to MargueriteThomas Allen
Wagner, a studentMichael Maurel
MargueriteKiri Te Kanawa
Siebel, a village youth, in love with MargueriteAnne Howells
Marthe, neighbour to MargueriteHeather Begg
DancersMichèle Amos, Marion Betsold, Susan Cooper, Selina Gilbert, Joan Maden, Celia Mayorcas, Barbara Rhodes, Julia Simonne, Oliver Dunbar, James Graham, Victor Kravchenko, Michael Manning, Donald McLennan, Ken Robson, Arthur Sweet, Barrie Wilkinson
SchoolboysSussex House School (coached by Jean Povey)
Solo OrganAlbert Knowles

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