Spellbinding festive ballet at Hippodrome

Birmingham Royal Ballet performs Sir Peter Wright's magical production of The Nutcracker at Birmingham Hippodrome from November 25 -December 13.

Monday, 7th November 2016, 10:44 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:38 pm
See The Nutcracker at Birmingham Hippodrome.

Celebrating its 500th performance this season, this world-acclaimed production with its classic story, glorious dancing, and instantly recognisable music, played by the Royal Ballet Sinfonia, has captured the hearts and imaginations of generations of theatregoers, and become an annual tradition for many families and audiences. For many it is true to say, Christmas starts here…

Join young Clara as she is swept away into an enchanting winter wonderland of dancing snowflakes and a Sugar Plum Fairy. Her magical Christmas tree and her handsome prince with his army of toy soldiers are an unforgettable delight. In this most festive ballet, gigantic sets, lavish costumes, 60 dancers and a full orchestra combine to make the perfect Christmas treat for the entire family.

The ballet runs from Friday, November 25 – Tuesday, December 13, 7.30pm, Tuesday – Saturday evenings 7.30pm, Tuesday and Thursday matinees 2pm, Friday, November 25, Wednesday 7 December matinee 2pm, Saturday matinees 2.30pm

Tickets from: £16 www.birminghamhippodrome.com/ 0844 338 5000.