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.
Top Christmas Shows in London
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From festive favourites to Christmas treats for all the family, we have the ultimate guide to the best Christmas shows in London to see this year. Whether it's Julian Clary in the annual London Palladium pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears, or a staging of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic, tickets for Christmas shows guarantee festive fun for all the family.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee
The smash-hit National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London for a strictly limited season at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, as part of the latest UK tour.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Matinee
Delighting audiences for 23 years, this magical stage adaption of Raymond Briggs’ much-loved book, and the film directed by Dianne Jackson and produced by John Coates, has transported a generation of children and their families into the wintery wonderland of a boy and a snowman that comes to life
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Matinee
Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends next Christmas and go on a magical carpet ride where all of your festive wishes shall be granted.
Expect the usual Lyric twist on all of your favourite characters as well as live music, magic lamps, plenty of laughs and a journey to a far away land.
Taken on a magical and transformational journey by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future the cold-hearted miser, Scrooge becomes a changed man overnight.
A new staging with the orchestra and chorus of the English National Opera and the London Musical Theatre Orchestra brings this fabulous re-telling of Charles Dickens’ heart-warming tale of redemption and the true spirit of Christmas to the London Coliseum stage.