Christmas Classics

We know the story, we've been countless times, but we still love these classic Christmas stories that make the perfect theatre trip for the festive season. 

The Nutcracker at the Royal Albert Hall

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28–31 December. Birmingham Royal Ballet's Christmas ballet returns to the Royal Albert Hall.

The Snowman at Peacock Theatre

22 November–6 January. Raymond Brigg's ballet classic marks the start of Christmas for many. Enchanting festive treat for the whole family.

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The Nutcracker at the Coliseum

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13–30 December. Christmas magic from the English National Ballet. 

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake at Sadler's Wells

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4 December–27 January. A fresh take on the classic story. Matthew Bourne's version of the story is best known for replacing the female ballet dancers with a menacing male ensemble.