Drosselmeyer (Gary Avis) in The Nutcracker © ROH/Johan Persson

The Nutcracker

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Royal Opera House
Directed by Peter Wright

This all-time ballet favourite reaches its 25th anniversary in Peter Wright's glorious production.

When one of her Christmas presents comes to life, Young Clara is swept into a fantasy adventure where she meets an exquisite Sugar Plum Fairy, a chivalrous Prince and the mysterious Drosselmeyer amongst a whole host of classic characters, performed by the world-renowned Royal Ballet.

Production duration: 1 hr 48 min
Royal Opera House