Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! — New Adventures
Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! — New Adventures
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Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! — New Adventures London Reviews and Tickets

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Delightful, Quirky, Fluffy, Clever, Entertaining

Matthew Bourne's celebrated reinvention of a Christmas classic returns.

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72 Reviews | 8 Followers
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Great writing, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if You love feeling festive.

Don't see it if Any sort of twist on an original

88 Reviews | 1 Follower
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Fluffy, Quirky, Refreshing, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You love dance. This is a fun piece but probably a weaker one of his but still a joy to watch.

Don't see it if You love traditional dance but I would try it anyway!

Critic Reviews (3)

The London Evening Standard
December 17th, 2021

With a live orchestra to relish every frosting swoop of Tchaikovsky’s score and a faultless cast of hundreds and thousands (well, 20, if you’re picky), it’s pure sugar rush.
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The Guardian (UK)
December 16th, 2021

Bourne’s choreographic style is a pick’n’mix: a bit of ballet, a bit of folky footwork, mime, quirky social dances and exaggerated shapes of his own making, with all sorts of witty references.
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The Arts Desk
December 17th, 2021

Amid the unstinted playing to a fun-starved (and noisily appreciative) audience, there’s hardly a moment to stop and shiver as Tchaikovsky casts a spell...Five stars for packaging, two for contents.
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