Nutcracker (West End)
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Nutcracker (West End)

Nutcracker (West End) London Reviews and Tickets

(30 Ratings)
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Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great staging

About the Show

English National Ballet's acclaimed production of a festive favourite.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (17)

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25 Reviews | 1 Follower
Inspirational, Riveting, Masterful, Great staging, Absorbing

See it if You liked the film, ballet and awesome stagings. Lived up to all our expectations and the ‘snow scenes’ blow your mind!!

Don't see it if You don’t like ballet

24 Reviews | 0 Followers
Classic, Entertaining, Enchanting, Absorbing

See it if You like classical ballet

Don't see it if You are looking for a modern interpretation

25 Reviews | 1 Follower
Delightful, Enchanting, Cliched, Ambitious, Dated

See it if You want a classic introduction to ballet. Very populist production. Amazing venue. Definitely an experience.

Don't see it if You prefer your art to be more high brow.

8 Reviews | 0 Followers
Must see, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if exquisite dancing, feel good precurser to christmas

Don't see it if how could you not like it

3 Reviews | 0 Followers
Clever, Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if The show is an assault in a he senses and the dancing and the costumes superb. Go and see as a holiday treat.

Don't see it if Nothing negative at all

3 Reviews | 0 Followers
Great staging, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if If you'd like to experience a magical Christmas ambience and a good spirit dance

Don't see it if If you are after a high profile French or Russian style ballet performance

1 Review | 0 Followers
Beautiful, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if The ballerinas were amazing, the choreography was amazing, costumes were just breathtaking the Orchestra was fantastic. Wonderful day out

Don't see it if You don’t like ballet

2 Reviews | 0 Followers
Ambitious, Absorbing, Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if Amazing costumes and staging

Don't see it if You don’t enjoy ballet!

Critic Reviews (4)

December 15th, 2023

"The Eagling 'Nutcracker’s' storytelling has never been its strongest point and, even when I am definitely sure I’m not hallucinating, the plot still seems to jump around along with the dancers."
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December 19th, 2022
For a previous production

"The highlight of this production remains the corps de ballet. It's hard to watch the snowflakes and not feel a pound of anxiety with all those dancers trying to stay in unison, watch each other, their spacing, listen to the music, remain serene. "
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The London Evening Standard
December 16th, 2022
For a previous production

"Elegant and danced with assurance (athletic snowflakes and an entrancing waltz of the flowers), the production delivers a festive treat."
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The Times (UK)
December 17th, 2021
For a previous production

...for this revival Eagling has updated some of the choreography — it’s lovely and lively. But dance isn’t the problem: the story is confusing, the second act lacks sparkle (brighter lighting would help) and the Christmas tree — the ballet’s iconic symbol — has no magic.
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