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.
London Ballet Shows
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.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 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.