The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

The Royal Ballet

Live broadcast: December 9 2021 (7.15pm)

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 TchaikovskyOriginal scenario –Marius Petipa
Production and scenario – Peter WrightDesigner – Julia Trevelyan Oman
Lighting designer – Mark Henderson
Production consultant – Roland John Wiley

Running time: 2 hours and 40 minutes(including one interval)
Language: N/A