The Nutcracker - Royal Ballet

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The Royal Ballets glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite. It is Christmas Eve and Herr Drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young Clara away on a fantasy adventure in which time is suspended, the family living-room becomes a great battlefield, and a magical journey takes them through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets. Tchaikovskys glittering score, the gorgeous festive stage designs, and The Royal Ballets captivating dancing including an exquisite pas de deux between the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince, make this Nutcracker the quintessential Christmas experience.The Sugar Plum Fairy - Lauren CuthbertsonThe Prince - Federico BonelliClara - Francesca HaywardHans-Peter/The Nutcracker - Alexander CampbellHerr Drosselmeyer - Gary AvisApproximate running time: about 2 hours 15 minutes

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