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English National Ballet Nutcracker

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We visited the London Coliseum to see Nutcracker performed by the English National Ballet. It was... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2019
Bridstow
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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Good first experience of ballet

Booked this ballet quite late and didn't realise there are several productions on over xmas period... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
ChewyEssex
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Woodford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

We visited the London Coliseum to see Nutcracker performed by the English National Ballet. It was simply stunning. Although we are regular theatre goers to see all forms of the arts including ballet (and Nutcracker) we had never visited the Coliseum or seen the ENB...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bridstow
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Booked this ballet quite late and didn't realise there are several productions on over xmas period! This one is by the English Natonal Ballet in the Colliseum. Nevertheless the Nutcracker is a good introduction to ballet as the music itself is beautiful and add in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChewyEssex
Reviewed December 29, 2018

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
Thank RTandAC
Reviewed December 26, 2018 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 December 21, 2018

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 December 20, 2018 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 January 12, 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 January 5, 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
2  Thank Alandnikki
Reviewed January 3, 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 December 31, 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
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We had balcony seats and had no glasses available to rent.
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