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A male and female ballet dancers stand in front of a pink backdrop and there are people dressed in mouse heads beside them.

The Nutcracker

Scottish Ballet
Thu 6 – Sat 8 Feb 2025
Main Stage, Theatre Royal


Evenings: 7.30pm
Matinees: Fri 2pm, Sat 2.30pm
Running time: 2hrs (including interval)

Costumes plucked from the most gorgeous chocolate box; Tchaikovsky’s score to transport you to a land of dreams; and a story lifted straight from the pages of a classic fairy tale.
Follow Clara as she meets the Nutcracker Prince, takes on the larger-than-life Rat King, sees snowflakes dance in the Land of Ice and Snow, and is whisked into the luscious Land of Sweets by the Sugar Plum Fairy!

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker brings light and joy to winter. With live music played by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra, this ever-popular ballet is the perfect family treat.

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