London Ballet Shows

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The world's most exciting ballet talent is constantly on display at London's prestigious dance venues, whether it's a new force premiering exciting work at Sadler's Wells, or a revival of a classic by the English National Ballet. Here are some of the best ballets coming up in London and the West End, which you can buy tickets for right now. 

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  • Nutcracker - English National Ballet
    Nutcracker - English National Ballet
    London Coliseum
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee

    On Christmas Eve in Edwardian London, Clara is given a Nutcracker doll for Christmas, and the pair go on an enchanted adventure to discover a magical world. Clara battles with a Mouse King, discovers a handsome prince, and journeys to the Land of Sweets, which is ruled by the Sugar Plum Fairy. The pair meet sweet-makers from all around the world, and eventually take off in a hot air balloon ride over the glistening Land of the Snow, where Clara’s adventure is only just beginning.

  • Ballet Revolucion
    Ballet Revolucion
    Peacock Theatre
    No Matinee

    Last seen in London in 2014, Ballet Revolución brings back their mixture of Afro-Cuban styles, ballet, street and contemporary dance to The Peacock, ready to “deliver an endorphin high” (The Guardian) once again.  

    This exhilaratingly potent production features dancers drawn from the most prestigious schools in Cuba, Escuela Nacional de Arte and Escuela Nacional de Ballet, fuelled by a soundtrack of hits from the likes of Justin Timberlake, Enrique Iglesias, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Adele, George Michael, J. Balvin and Calvin Harris.

  • Alexander Whitley Dance Company - Overflow
    Alexander Whitley Dance Company - Overflow
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    In 2017 New Wave Associate Artist Alexander Whitley combined film and dance for 8 Minutes, a breath-taking journey to the sun. Known for his groundbreaking use of technology, Whitley’s new work delves into what it means to be human in the era of big data. 

    Overflow features a dazzling kinetic light sculpture by Children of the Light with creative technologists Fenyce, costumes by fashion artist Ana Rajcevic and a new score by composer Rival Consoles, who has created music, experimenting with “ambient soundscapes, industrial textures, and high-octane club energy” (Pitchfork), for the Netflix series Black Mirror

  • balletLORENT - The Lost Happy Endings
    balletLORENT - The Lost Happy Endings
    Sadler's Wells
    Friday Matinee

    balletLORENT returns as part of Family Weekend, Sadler’s Wells’ annual throwing-open of doors with free activities taking place alongside the performance. 

    Based on an original story by former poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, our National Partner Company’s new production takes us deep into the forest to meet Jub, a fearless girl with six fingers on each hand, who has been tasked with guarding all the happy endings. 

    Narrated by Joanna Lumley, and featuring 19 famous fairy-tale characters including Snow White, Pinocchio, Cinderella and Goldilocks, this is the perfect Easter treat for the long weekend. 

  • Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Bill
    Birmingham Royal Ballet - Mixed Bill
    Sadler's Wells
    Thursday Matinee

    At the heart of Carlos Acosta’s first programme as artistic director is a mixed bill of electrifying works that showcase the astounding versatility of the company, and in which Acosta himself is joined on stage by a very special guest. Acosta also gives a unique insight into his cultural influences and the future of the company, with a specially curated festival. 

  • Northern Ballet - Geisha
    Northern Ballet - Geisha
    Sadler's Wells
    Thursday Matinee

    In his follow-up to the sumptuously sexy Casanova, choreographer and former Northern Ballet dancer Kenneth Tindall turns to another remarkable true story for his brand new full-length ballet. 

  • Anne Teresa De Keersmaker / Rosa & B'Rock Orchestra - The Six Brandenburg Concertos
    Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosa & B'Rock Orchestra - The Six Brandenburg Concertos
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Johann Sebastian Bach’s music has influenced so much of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s choreography. Following the performances of Mitten wir im Leben sind/Bach6Cellosuiten at Sadler’s Wells in 2019, De Keersmaeker turns to him once more, this time with a large ensemble of 16 dancers, drawn from multiple generations of Rosas dancers. 

  • Enter Achilles
    Enter Achilles
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Twenty-five years after legendary dance iconoclast Lloyd Newson (DV8) first dragged British pub culture kicking and yelling onto the stage, Rambert and Sadler’s Wells present Newson’s reworking of this landmark physical-theatre production. 

  • Raymonda
    Raymonda
    London Coliseum
    No Matinee

    Love and courage in a time of war.  England, 1853. Raymonda runs away from her comfortable life to become a nurse in the Crimean War. There, she becomes engaged to a soldier, John, but soon develops feelings for his friend Abdur, a leader of the Ottoman army. As turmoil grows around and inside her, who will she give her heart to?

  • Akram Khan Company - Until the Lions
    Akram Khan Company - Until the Lions
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Akram Khan brings his theatrical Until the Lions, a piece originally created for The Roundhouse in 2016, to Sadler’s Wells for the first time. Khan, in his last ever performance in this epic work, will be joined on stage by an international cast of two dancers and four musicians.

  • Akram Khan Company - We are but Shadows
    Akram Khan Company - We are but Shadows
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    With the support of Darbar Festival, Akram Khan Company present: We are but Shadows. An evening comprised of two Indian classical works, both performed originally as part of Akram Khan and Mavin Khoo’s dance curation for the festival.  

  • Akram Khan Company - Outwitting the Devil
    Akram Khan Company - Outwitting the Devil
    Sadler's Wells
    No Matinee

    Stirring classical and contemporary, Akram Khan’s latest production, Outwitting the Devil, is an epic dance piece about ritual and remembering in the midst of our ever-changing planet.

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