The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker at the Royal Opera House


The Nutcracker. Alexander Campbell as The Nutcracker © ROH 2015. Photo: Tristram Kenton
This event has finished.
See similar events or search events.
Toy soldiers, the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Mouse King and many more enchanting characters take to the stage in the classic Christmas ballet set to Tchaikovsky's spellbinding music. Read More


Experience the magic of Tchaikovsky’s famous score as the enchanting world of The Nutcracker is brought to life at the Royal Opera House.

Late on Christmas Eve, a young girl named Clara tiptoes downstairs in search of her favourite present, a nutcracker doll. There, she is met by the mysterious magician Drosselmeyer who transports Clara on a dream-like adventure, through the magical Land of Snow and Kingdom of Sweets where she encounters the Mouse King and Sugar Plum Fairy.

Expect breathtaking sets inspired by 19th-century Christmas images, sparkling stage effects with a Christmas tree that grows before your eyes, and famous melodies in Peter Wright's spectacular production performed by The Royal Ballet.

Venue Details & Map

Royal Opera House

Covent Garden
+44 (0)20 7240 1200
Public transport:
Tube: Covent Garden/Holborn

Look for similar items by category