The Nutcracker has become a festive favourite and imagery from the ballet adorns all kinds of Christmas Decorations.
The stage is set for Christmas Eve like no other as Clara creeps downstairs to play with her favourite toy.
When the clock strikes midnight, strange things start to happen. As the tree grows taller, the toys around it come to life and the magical adventure begins…….
For Christmas 2018, the Royal Mint presents characters from Tchaikovsky’s classical ballet for the very first time, on a five pound brilliant uncirculated coin.