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The Nutcracker

Wednesday 21st - Saturday 24th November



Christmas isn’t complete until you’ve experienced the magic of Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

Share in Clara’s adventures as she is swept away by her Nutcracker Prince into an enchanting winter wonderland. Don’t miss dazzling dancing snowflakes, the famous Sugar Plum Fairy and the notorious Mouse King in the ultimate festive entertainment.

Performed to Tchaikovsky’s enduring score, played live by Northern Ballet Sinfonia, The Nutcracker awakens childlike imagination in us all.

Book now to see this sell-out success for yourself and guarantee your most magical Christmas yet.

Discover more about the Company and the production with two unique opportunities to meet the dancers - more information on the 'Take Part' tab.


'A Christmas cracker by a star company’ - Sunday Express 

    '..A charming show ... that will delight ballet fans of all ages’ - The Mail on Sunday

Read about our Dance season below or click here to view in your browser.

Over 60s Special Price:
Bands A £6 OFF Wed & Thur Eve and Thur & Fri mats

Under 18s Special Price:
Bands A & B £10 OFF Wed & Thur Eve and mats

Bands C & D £10 Thur mat

Family Ticket:
1 under 18 half price with each full paying adult - Wed & Thur eves

Group Rates:
Wed & Thu Eves

Access Information

We want your visit to be as enjoyable and easy as possible. If we can help in any way, please let us know.

Access Registration

We can provide our best service to you when we understand your individual requirements. Click here to download an Access Registration form. The information you share with us will be added to your account at Box Office to help make future bookings quick and easy. The information you have given will be treated as confidential & not shared with other organisations


New to us? Why not come for a ‘pre-visit’, before you come to watch a show, to see what we can offer & what will work for you?

To ask a question or to book a pre-visit, telephone 01603 598540 or e-mail access@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Personal Assistant Tickets

If you require the support of a carer or companion to access the theatre, let us know when booking. A complimentary ticket is available to Personal Assistants. Terms & conditions apply. Please check with Box Office for more details. Telephone 01603 630000 or e-mail boxoffice@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

Why not complete your visit  and enjoy a pre-show meal in Kemp’s Restaurant which is located on the ground floor of Norwich Theatre Royal? With an extensive menu catering for all tastes, dietary requirements and budgets, the restaurant serves  pre-performance meals on show days from 5pm on Monday to Saturday. Please check with restaurant for availability..

Restaurant Menus:

Click here to download

Book a Table:

Please call 01603 598577 or email restaurant@theatreroyalnorwich.co.uk

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Pre-Performance Talk

Date: Wednesday 21st November
Venue: Targetfollow Room
Time: 6.30 - 7pm
Cost: FREE tickets available to book from the Box Office (Phone or in person). Discover more about the Company and our production in this informative 30 minute talk, introducing the story and giving you an insight into the production.

Northern Ballet Revealed

Date: Thursday 22nd November
Venue: Targetfollow Room
Time 11.15am - 12.45pm
Cost: Tickets sold through the Box Office (Phone or in person) at £5 per person.

Northern Ballet Revealed offers a unique insight into the life of a touring ballet company, revealing some of the best kept secrets behind our productions in a 30 minute talk. You will then have the opportunity to see first-hand what life as a professional dancer is like, as you observe their daily class on stage.