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[Ballyhool] (1932)

M Music by
S Scenery by
C Costumes by
D Danced by
FP First performance
NP New production
R Reproduced by
ST Staging (indicates that the ballet was produced in substantially its original form)

A Revue, devised and staged by William Warker and Robert Nesbit
Dances and ensembles by Buddy Bradley; ballets by Frederick Ashton

M William Walker
Lyrics by Robert Nesbit
S Coombe
C Norman Edwards and William Chappell

Players: Hermione Baddeley, George Sanders, Henry Mollison, Richard Murdoch, Phyllis Clare, Walter Crisham
Act I Scene 4 Black Magic
The Salesman: John Byron; 1st Customer: Peggy Cochrane; 2nd Customer: Norman Hackforth; 3rd Customer: George Sanders; The Singer: Zaidee Jackson; The Dancers: Walter Crisham and The Girls
Act I Scene 10 By Candlelight
D Pearl Argyle, Walter Crisham, John Byron, and The Girls
Act I Scene 12 Mediterranean Madness
D The Matelot: Walter Gore; The Dancers: Pearl Argyle, Walter Crisham, and The Company
Act II Scene 3 Far Beyond the Crowd
D Pearl Argyle, Walter Crisham, Nancy Burne, Richard Murdoch, Aimee Gillespie, Hugh French
Act II Scene 8 Ballet for Four Pianos and Orchestra
M arranged by Peggy Cochrane
D Pearl Argyle, Walter Gore, John Byron, and The Girls

FP Presented by Lionel Barton, Comedy Theatre, London, 22 December 1932