december, 2020

sun20dec2:00 pm4:30 pmFeaturedBolshoi Ballet 'The Nutcracker'2:00 pm - 4:30 pm TheatreEvent Type :Dance,Live Streaming

Event Details

Recorded before a live audience.

Music Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Choreography Yuri Grigorovich
Libretto Yuri Grigorovich (after E.T.A. Hoffmann and Marius Petipa)
Cast Margarita Shrainer (Marie), Semyon Chudin (The Nutcracker), Denis Savin (Drosselmeyer), Alexandre Vodopetov (The Mouse King), and the Bolshoi Corps de bal

On Christmas Eve, Marie receives a nutcracker doll as a gift.  In her dreams, the toy turns into a courageous and charming prince, who takes the girl on an unforgettable adventure.

This eternal holiday classic is the Bolshoi’s ode to wonder and imagination. Audiences of all ages will be carried away on an enchanting journey of their dreams with young Marie and her Prince through a whirlwind of snowflakes, an intense battle against a Mouse King, and finally, a kingdom of delights on the Bolshoi’s majestic stage.

Tickets £15, Under 18s £12

Two showings at 2pm and 7pm. Running time 2hr 30min.

The available seating has been modified to satisfy Covid distancing rules with blocks of 1, 2, 4 and 5 seats available. Please use a full block where possible. We reserve the right to reallocate seats in cases where a full block has not been used.

The Box Office is not open, so please book online where possible.
No paper tickets will be issued or posted and the email confirmation will be your proof of purchase.

If you would prefer to discuss your booking by phone please send an email to, giving your name, telephone number and the number of tickets you require, and we will arrange to call you to make the booking.

Please have ready your name and your seat numbers on the day of showing.




(Sunday) 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm



13 Bell Street Shaftesbury SP7 8AR