Magical tale the Nutcracker will delight audiences this Friday and Saturday (Nov 2/3.)

THE classical ballet Nutcracker, set to music by Tchaikovsky, is to be performed by Moscow Ballet – La Classique this Friday and Saturday at the Queen’s Theatre in Barnstaple.

The Nutcracker is one of the jewels of classical ballet with its timeless tale of childhood dreams where toys come to life, mice are the villains, and all things are possible in a magical kingdom beyond imagination.

Moscow Ballet’s production of Nutcracker captures the imagination, the passion, humour and magic of the ballet.

World-renowned soloists Nadejda Ivanova, Ekaterina Shalyapina, Dimitri Smirnov and Andrey Shalin lead this fabulous Moscow Ballet Production under the direction of Elik Melikov.

Moscow Ballet - La Classique, was founded in 1990 and is formed of dancers from leading ballet companies such as the Bolshoi, Kirov and the Ballet Theatres of Kiev and Odessa.

Tickets and more information from the box office on 01271 324242 or visit www.northdevontheatres.org.uk