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English National Ballet Nutcracker

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Very special - especially at Christmas

A very special performance at the most wonderful location. The Royal Opera House is an incredible... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom

Absolutely fantastic show of The Nutcracker! Would highly recommend. Ballet is such an art form... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very special performance at the most wonderful location. The Royal Opera House is an incredible place to visit itself, especially following the refurbishment - and even more special with a reason to go! The Nutcracker is one of the most famous ballets in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic show of The Nutcracker! Would highly recommend. Ballet is such an art form and the orchestra were brilliant. A great way to start of the Christmas spirit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank leglobetrotter7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely suprise seeing this ballet. We had bought tickets to sit at the balcony and realised when we got there, it was a bit unconvenient. But as the show started, the stage was very deep, and we could see great from up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thale Marie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to watch the matinee today. It was absolutely beautiful. The dancers were amazing, the scenery was captivating. This ballet is the epitomy of Christmas. We all thoroughly enjoyed every minute. Apart from the mesmerising ballet, this decadent theatre made the overall experience very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margarita8
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Attended matinee of two ballets at the London Coliseum performed by the English National Ballet. Seated in the stalls with a good view of the stage. Very comfortable and plenty of room to stretch. Excellent performances especially La Sylphide ( a favourite of mine). Beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Richard C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I have to confess that I'm no ballet aficionado. That said, we had always wanted to see a great performance of The Nutcracker and where better if not by the English National Ballet at the ENO. I think there is a stigma about ballet, but...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We went to see the show yesterday evening, amazing performance from all dancers. First part slow, second part much better. We had a family of 5 behind us with 3 kids, they were noisy, moved all the time, talked.... it was nightmare. Seats very uncomfortable....More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank JanaSigi
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely story well presented as ever. Fantastic dancers BUT the seats are awful. They were not built for people of today - too narrow and not enough leg room. It’s time to update them. I understand they are historic and old so I’m sure they...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Bluexandee
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time at the Coliseum watching this ballet! Dancing was beautiful, music, costumes and scenes were mesmerising! Will definitely return, hopefully soon!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cmyoung_13
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Mesmerising and stunning performance! The whole thing was simply captivating and enchanting! The costumes were full of sparkle and the dancers were so elegant and graceful.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from 114maram | Reviewed this property |
We had balcony seats and had no glasses available to rent.