• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S ROYAL BALLET COMPANY ARE NOW APPEARING IN ATHENS AT THE 3,00 YEAR-OLD HEROD ATTICUS THEATRE.

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S ROYAL BALLET COMPANY ARE NOW APPEARING IN ATHENS AT THE 3,00 YEAR-OLD HEROD ATTICUS THEATRE. THE ROYAL BALLET IS GIVING FOUR PERFORMANCES DURING THE CURRENT ATHENS THEATRE FESTIVAL.

    5,000 PEOPLE, HEADED BY MEMBERS OF THE GREEK ROYAL FAMILY AND GOVERNMENT, ATTENDED THE GALA OPENING NIGHT ON TUESDAY. THE THEATRE WAS PACKED TO CAPACITY AND TICKETS WERE SOLD ON THE BLACK MARKER AT MORE THAN FIVE TIMES THEIR NORMAL PRICE.

    KING CONSTANTINE, QUEEN ANNE-MARIE AND PRINCESS IRENE ATTENDED THE OPENING PERFORMANCE OF "ROMEO AND JULIETTE". THE LEADING PARTS WERE PLAYED BY THE ROYAL BALLET'S STARS, DAME MARGOT FONTEYN AND RUDOLF NUREYEV. AFTER THE BALLET THE GREEK KING AND QUEEN CONGRATULATED THE STARS ON THEIR FINE PERFORMANCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA960OX1FXL6S0ZZQDKLDKL8F0C
    Media URN:
    VLVA960OX1FXL6S0ZZQDKLDKL8F0C
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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