Why Watch The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker, beautifully adapted by the English National Ballet, comes to life at the London Coliseum every winter. This breathtaking ballet production is a winter wonderland, eagerly awaited by audiences, both new and old. With Tchaikovsky’s stirring compositions lending to the ethereal atmosphere, watch as over 100 musicians and dancers put on a dazzling live performance like never before! The bewitching set design and arresting costumes of the entire cast, from the rats to the toy soldiers, create a delightful sensory experience. An enduring Christmas tradition across the world, the ballet is a treat for the entire family!
The Nutcracker is the classic story based on Alexandre Dumas’s The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. In the English National Ballet’s version, the story takes place in Edwardian London, where the protagonist Clara discovers a magical world with her nutcracker. Watch as she battles the Mouse King, embarks on an adventure of her own, and bumps into a handsome stranger. And with the Christmas setting, the story abounds with magic and miracles!
Family audiences | Christmas activities | Fans of Fairytales
“The Nutcracker by the English National Ballet is a festive treat with sensational leads.”
“Christmas Card perfect.”
– The Guardian
Know Before You Go
Recommended for ages 5 and above.
The London Coliseum Theatre has a seating capacity of 2,359.
Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.
You will receive an email with your voucher. You may display your voucher on your mobile phone. Please carry a valid photo ID for identification.