ROH The Nutcracker Event Information page

ROH The Nutcracker

Event details

  • Event times:
    • Start : 2.00pm
  • Venue : Auditorium (Broadcast)
12th December
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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


Running time: 2 hours and 40 minutes (including one interval)


 This is an Encore Broadcast on Screen  (Recorded live from 9th December 2021)

Please note that face coverings are mandatory at theatres/cinemas from 10th December, unless you are exempt.

Seating for this show is sold as limited social-distancing - please see our Covid-19 Information Page for more information.


Tickets £16.50, Concessions £14.50


Booking fee per transaction

50p on Box Office

£1.00 over the phone or internet bookings






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