When Princess Margaret met Rudi, Margot, Peggy, and Bobby

It’s London, December 1965, and Princess Margaret with arrives with Lord Snowdon to see the Australian Ballet perform Raymonda, with Nureyev and Fonteyn. The co-artistic directors, Peggy van Praagh and Robert Helpmann are in the welcoming party. The venue is the New Victoria. Click on the photo to see the clip.

BALLET FROM DOWN UNDER

One Comment

  1. Posted April 18, 2011 at 2:50 am | Permalink

    Hi Valerie,
    Great! A few other Aussies there to identify as well, and I don’t know the theatre. Foteyn’s leap looks pathetic by Aussie standards.
    Robert

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