Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker comes to cinemas

Christmas is coming as The Royal Ballet’s festive favourite The Nutcracker is broadcast in UK cinemas. It wouldn’t be December without a visit to Clara’s Christmas party and to the Kingdom of Sweets. The Royal Ballet’s Christmas staple The Nutcracker will be broadcast to about 600 UK cinemas on dates from Tuesday 17 December. The wonderful tale of Clara and Hans-Peter, their battle with the evil Mouse King and their magical journey to the home of the Sugar Plum Fairy will transport UK cinema audiences to a winter wonderland.

The Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be broadcast in cinemas on dates from Tuesday 17 December at 7.15pm. The ballet lasts 2 hours and 15 minutes and includes one interval.

Looking forward to the next ballet cinema performance will be The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty, live in cinemas on Thursday 16 January. For more information and to buy ticket, visit

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