Birmingham Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker
  • 2016

The company performs Sir Peter Wright's much-loved production of this beautiful classical ballet, danced to Tchaikovsky's magnificent score.

Performance times

Birmingham Hippodrome (0.0 miles)

Hurst Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5 4TB
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Fri 22 Nov

£26–£65

Sat 23 Nov

£26–£65

Sun 24 Nov

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Tue 26 Nov

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Wed 27 Nov

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Thu 28 Nov

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Fri 29 Nov

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Sat 30 Nov

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Sun 1 Dec

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Tue 3 Dec

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Wed 4 Dec

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Thu 5 Dec

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Fri 6 Dec

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Sat 7 Dec

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Tue 10 Dec

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Wed 11 Dec

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Thu 12 Dec

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Fri 13 Dec

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Sat 14 Dec

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The Nutcracker

The spectacular staging has been created especially for the Royal Albert Hall with stunning lighting, projection and gorgeous period costumes, and is performed by Birmingham Royal Ballet’s world-class dancers and a full orchestra.

We join Clara in the Victorian setting of her family home. As midnight strikes, the Christmas tree grows and grows through projections that make your “eyes grow wide with delight” (The Stage), and Clara’s nutcracker doll and his army of toy soldiers come to life for a spectacular battle. Clara is swept away through a winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes including “the magical moment it snows in front of the awe-struck audience” (Daily Express) to the kingdom of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Following a critically-acclaimed season in 2017, Birmingham Royal Ballet brings its especially-created version of this Christmas ballet back to the Royal Albert Hall. This enchanting production wowed audiences with its spectacular setting, grand ensemble pieces and ravishing Tchaikovsky score – it is without a doubt the quintessential Christmas treat for all the family.

A magical, spectacular Christmas ballet

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