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Articles tagged with "Sugar Plum Fairy"

Sugar and spice and all things nice: delving into The Nutcracker’s sweet history

23 December 2016

The Kingdom of Sweets is an integral part of this much-loved festive ballet, but it changes from Nutcracker to Nutcracker.

Watch: Why The Royal Ballet never tire of performing The Nutcracker

16 December 2016

Each and every time it returns, the cast and creative team work tirelessly to ensure that Peter Wright's classic ballet is up to the Company's supremely high standards.

The Royal Ballet's Nutcracker to be relayed live to cinemas on 8 December 2016

5 December 2016

A trip to see Peter Wright’s beloved production is the perfect start to the festive season.

BBC to broadcast behind-the-scenes Nutcracker documentary on Christmas Day 2016

30 November 2016

A new feature-length documentary captures the backstage preparations for the return of The Royal Ballet's iconic Christmas production.

Dance Highlight: The Grand Pas de deux from The Nutcracker

4 December 2013

A joyful moment from Act II, featuring the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Prince.

A Spoonful of Sugar: Tchaikovsky's use of the celesta in The Nutcracker

12 November 2013

How Tchaikovsky used an entirely new instrument to score the Sugar Plum Fairy's famous solo.