Discover a festive family traditionThe English National Ballet continues a festive tradition as The Nutcracker returns to the Coliseum. This delightful ballet promises enchantment and adventure to melt the hearts of audiences old and young alike.
As snow falls in Edwardian London on Christmas Eve, Clara is gifted an enchanted Nutcracker who leads her on an exciting journey. As they cross unfamiliar but fantastical lands Clara must battle the dastardly Mouse King, meet a handsome stranger, and marvel at a hot air balloon ride over a snowy wonderland.
With over 100 dancers and musicians bringing this Christmas treat to life, The Nutcracker is based on E. T. A. Hoffmann's story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King and features a famous score by Tchaikovsky. This production's concept is the work of Wayne Eagling and Toer van Schayk, with Eagling also providing choreography.
Its luscious costumes, breath-taking choreography and captivating story has made it the star of London Christmas theatre for more than 50 years. Don’t miss the magic - conjure up some Nutcracker tickets for the whole family when it returns to the London Coliseum in December.
Important informationPlaying at: London Coliseum, St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
Performance dates: 10 Dec 2020 - 16 Dec 2020
Running time: TBC
Age restrictions: Best for age 5+