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How Bertie’s passage to India set the scenes for La Badayère

Illustrated London News supplement cover, December 18, 1875

As Marius Petipa’s La Badayère is soon to return to the Australian Ballet’s repertoire, this time in the production of

Hilarion steps out of the shadows….

Gary Avis as Hilarion, photo © John Ross

The village gamekeeper thought he might win the pretty Giselle, but along came a good-looking boy called Loys. Hilarion is