Group    From 1926 

Ballet Rambert

Categories: Dance

Britain's oldest dance company. Founded by Dame Marie Rambert initially as Rambert Dancers, and then, at the Mercury Theatre, in 1931, as the Ballet Club and then, until the 1980s, as Ballet Rambert. It is now, 2010, known as Rambert Dance Company. The Mercury Theatre and the Ballet Rambert appear in the 1948 film 'The Red Shoes'.

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Ballet Rambert

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British Ballet

Here was the birthplace of British ballet, home of the Ballet Club and the Ba...

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Dame Marie Rambert

Dame Marie Rambert, 1888 - 1982, founder of Ballet Rambert, lived here. Engli...

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Other Subjects

Jack Buchanan

Jack Buchanan

Actor-manager, song-and-dance entertainer. Born Helensburgh near Glasgow. Died in the Middlesex Hospital. His ashes were scattered from the deck of a Cunard Liner in recognition of his 50+ trans...

Person, Cinema, Dance, Music / songs, Theatre, Scotland

1 memorial
Sophie Fedorovitch

Sophie Fedorovitch

Russian-born theatrical designer who worked with ballet choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton from his first choreographed ballet in 1926 until her accidental death in 1953. Fedorovitch designed for s...

Person, Art, Craft / Design, Dance, Theatre, Tragedy, Russia

1 memorial
Dame Margot Fonteyn

Dame Margot Fonteyn

Prima ballerina assoluta.  Born Reigate as Margaret Hookham. As a child lived for a time in Shanghai. Her stage name was based on "Fontes" the name of her mother's paternal family, wealthy Brazilia...

Person, Dance, Seriously Famous, China/Hong Kong, Panama

2 memorials
Sir Frederick Ashton

Sir Frederick Ashton

Ballet dancer and choreographer. Born Frederick William Mallandaine Ashton in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He studied under Léonide Massine and Marie Rambert, and was chief choreographer to Ninette de Valoi...

Person, Dance, Seriously Famous, Ecuador

1 memorial
Roy Castle OBE

Roy Castle OBE

All round entertainer. Born Yorkshire.  Died at home at Gerrards Cross of lung cancer, although he was not a smoker.  Before his death he campaigned for more research into cancer and the campaign c...

Person, Dance, Humour, Music / songs, TV & Radio

1 memorial