The Nutcracker Live Ballet Performance from the Royal Opera House is a Christmas Experience at not to be missed at the Empire Cinemas on 17 December.
The Royal Ballet's 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 Drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young Clara away on a fantasy adventure in which time is suspended, the family livingroom becomes a great battlefield, and a magical journey takes them through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets.
Tchaikovsky's glittering score, the gorgeous festive stage designs and The Royal Ballet's captivating dancing – including an exquisite pas de deux between the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince.
APPROXIMATE RUNNING TIME: 2 HOURS 15 MINUTES, INCLUDING INTERVALS.