The Nutcracker
Broadcast, Royal Opera House

Date and time
Sun 11th December 2022 at 2:00pm

ROH, Recorded Live

Discover the enchantment of ballet with this sparkling festive treat for the whole family.


Music: Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Choreography: Peter Wright
Starring: Fumi Kaneko, William Bracewell, Bennet Gartside, Sae Maeda, Joseph Sissens

Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets.

Peter Wright’s much-loved production for The Royal Ballet, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular classical dancing.

(2hr 45min)