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Additional title: Nutcracker (Choreographic work : Wright after Ivanov)
Yoshida, Miyako (Dancer)
Mukhamedov, Irek, 1960- (Dancer)
Madgwick, Sandra (Dancer)
Cipolla, Joseph (Dancer)
Kennedy, Sherilyn (Dancer)
Dubreuil, Alain (Dancer)
Cai, Yilei (Dancer)
Landa, Anita (Dancer)
Morse, David (Dancer)
King, Anthony (Dancer)
Cross, Timothy (Dancer)
Walters, Dorcas (Dancer)
Mota, Edwin (Dancer)
Bayes-Kitcher, Paul (Dancer)
Ottevanger, Peter (Dancer)
Little, Anne Marie (Dancer)
Williams, Chenca (Dancer)
Hindle, Oliver (Dancer)
Makhateli, David (Dancer)
Saidi, Samira (Dancer)
Armstrong, Samuel (Dancer)
Clarke, Simone (Dancer)
Gray, Elizabeth (Dancer)
Peppin, Rachel (Dancer)
Polley, Mikaela (Dancer)
Tucker, Ravenna (Dancer)
Wright, Peter, 1926- (Choreographer)
Ivanov, Lev, 1834-1901 (Choreographer)
Redmon, Vincent (Choreographer)
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893 (Composer)
Macfarlane, John (Designer)
Finn, David A (Lighting designer)
Bailey, Derek (Director)
Pleydell-Bouverie, Jane (Producer)
Lockyer, Bob (Producer)
Guest, Revel (Producer)
Birmingham Royal Ballet (Dancer)
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service (Production company)
Covent Garden Pioneer (Production company)
Royal Opera House (London, England) (Production company)

General Dance Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1994-12
Place: U.K.
Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 9145
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich, 1840-1893. Shchelkunchik
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Television programs
Statement of responsibility: co-produced by BBC, Covent Garden Pioneer, and The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden ; directed for television by Derek Bailey ; produced by Jane Pleydell-Bouverie ; choreography by Peter Wright, Lev Ivanov, and Vincent Redmon ; music by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky.
Content: Telecast version. For a commercially released version of this recording, see *MGZIA 4-2664 The nutcracker.
Creation/production credits: Production, Peter Wright ; design, John Macfarlane ; lighting, David A. Finn ; executive producers, Bob Lockyer for the BBC, Revel Guest for Covent Garden Pioneer.
Performers: Miyako Yoshida (Sugar Plum Fairy), Irek Mukhamedov (the Prince), Sandra Madgwick (Clara), Joseph Cipolla (Drosselmeyer) ; Act I: Sherilyn Kennedy (Clara's mother), Alain Dubreuil (her father), Sebastian Loe (Fritz), Yi-Lei Cai (her dancing partner), Anita Landa (her grandmother), David Morse (her grandfather), Anthony King (magician's assistant), Timothy Cross (Harlequin), Dorcas Walters (Columbine), Edwin Mota (Jack in the box), Paul Bayes-Kitcher (nutcracker doll), Peter Ottevanger (king rat), Anne Marie Little (snow fairy) and children from the Birmingham Junior Associates of the Royal Ballet School ; Act II: Chenca Williams, Oliver Hindle, David Makhateli (Spanish dance) ; Samira Saidi, Duncan De Gruchy, Lee Fisher, Jean-Marc Puissant (Arabian dance) ; Samuel Armstrong, Timothy Cross (Chinese dance) ; Simone Clarke, Elizabeth Gray, Rachel Peppin, Mikaela Polley (dance of the mirlitons) ; Yi-Lei Cai, Anthony King, Toby Norman-Wright (Russian dance) ; Ravenna Tucker (rose fairy) ; with artists of the Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Venue: Recorded in performance at the Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham, England. Telecast by BBC-TV in December 1994.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (117 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13489823
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8ec29b50-870e-0138-a3b6-2df9c06b7673
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The nutcracker" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1994.

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The nutcracker