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Nutcracker, English National Ballet, ENB, London Coliseum, December 2011

The original story by E.T.A. Hoffmann ¬†interweaves the real and magical worlds, with Drosselmeyer’s toy Nutcracker based on his own nephew.¬†Wayne Eagling’s production, based on a joint idea with Toer van Schayk, combines the two worlds in various clever ways and the nephew, who appears in the party scene of Act I, later interchanges with …

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