First, Ninette de Valois' unusual and visually dynamic one-act ballet "Checkmate" is performed by the Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet. Features music by Sir Arthur Bliss. Next, the rise (and eventual fall) of a notorious wastrel is the theme of "The Rake's Progress," choreographed by Ninette de Valois and also performed by Sadler's Wells. 90 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English.