The Nutcracker is a family favourite at Christmas time and is one of the most delightful ways to discover the enchantment of ballet.
The story of Clara, a girl on a magical Christmas Eve adventure, is accompanied by sparkling music and even dancing sweets!
Watch the full company of The Royal Ballet in this much-loved ballet classic.
Akane Takada (The Sugar Plum Fairy), Cesar Corrales (The Prince), Christopher Saunders (Herr Drosselmeyer), Isabella Gasparini (Clara), Luca Acri (Hans-Peter/The Nutcracker)
Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House
Conducted By Koen Kessels
Choreography Peter Wright After Lev Ivanov
Music Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Original scenario – Marius Petipa
Production and scenario – Peter Wright
Designer – Julia Trevelyan Oman
Lighting designer – Mark Henderson
Production consultant – Roland John Wiley