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English National Ballet: Nutcracker at the London Coliseum

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English National Ballet's Nutcracker at the London Coliseum. Image courtesy of English National Ballet.
Meet a host of magical characters in Tchaikovsky’s famous Nutcracker ballet, performed by the English National Ballet, at the London Coliseum this Christmas in London.


Lose yourself in the English National Ballet’s enchanting festive performance of the Nutcracker ballet at the London Coliseum.

What is the Nutcracker about?

This festive show follows Clara and her Nutcracker doll on a magical Christmas Eve adventure, as they encounter the Mouse King and travel by hot air balloon across London to the frosty Land of Snow.

Featuring more than 100 mesmerising dancers and world-class musicians from the English National Ballet, as well as stunning sets and Tchaikovsky’s famous score, this dazzling ballet has delighted audiences at Christmas since 1950.

Where is the Nutcracker being performed?

The Nutcracker usually takes place at the London Coliseum. The closest Tube stations are Leicester Square and Charing Cross.

How long is the Nutcracker ballet?

This ballet show runs for approximately two hours, including an interval. 

What age is the Nutcracker suitable for?

The show is recommended for children aged five years and above. All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

On selected dates, you'll usually find a family matinee performance, where there is no age restriction and small children are welcome to attend.

How can I get tickets to the Nutcracker?

You can usually book tickets online.


Child ticket £7.50 to £47.50 per ticket
Adult ticket £15.00 to £95.00 per ticket

Venue Details & Map

London Coliseum

London Coliseum
St Martin's Lane
0871 9110200

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