Get into the Xmas spirit with Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! – watch in these cinemas this November

Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Matthew Bourne’s much-loved ballet, Nutcracker! is being launched in cinemas for the primary time throughout the UK and internationally on 15 and 20 November 2022 within the lead as much as the festive season.

Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! follows Clara’s bittersweet journey from Christmas Eve at Dr Dross’s Orphanage, by way of a shimmering winter wonderland to the delicious sweet kingdom of Sweetieland.

Influenced by lavish Nineteen Thirties Hollywood musicals, Nutcracker! options dollops of Bourne’s trademark wit, pathos and magical fantasy. Tchaikovsky’s superb rating and Anthony Ward’s newly-refreshed delectable units and costumes mix with Bourne’s dazzling choreography on this pleasant manufacturing.

Creative Director Sir Matthew Bourne OBE says:

“I’m at all times delighted when our work is ready to attain new audiences across the UK and internationally, and there’s no higher or extra thrilling means than by way of the Large Display screen expertise.

I’m properly conscious that there’s an unlimited viewers who discover it unattainable, for one purpose or one other, to get to considered one of our 2 touring venues to see a reside efficiency. So we intention, as a lot as doable, to seize that ‘reside’ expertise in our movies, brilliantly directed by Ross MacGibbon.

There isn’t any higher manufacturing than our Nutcracker to create that feeling of elation and marvel, and it’s captured equally properly on display the place, just like the present itself, each evening is a celebration.”

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Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker! credit score Johan Perrson (All Photographs)