Great Performances - Season 29, Episode 8 - Rotten Tomatoes

'The Nutcracker' from the Royal Ballet

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Episode Info

Julie Andrews introduces "The Nutcracker from the Royal Ballet," which stars Anthony Dowell as Drosselmeyer. Miyako Yoshida and Jonathan Cope dance the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Prince. Evgenii Svetlanov conducts the Royal Opera Orchestra. Clara: Alina Cojocaru. Hans-Peter, the Nutcracker: Ivan Putrov. Mouse King: Christopher Saunders. Coffee Odalisque: Nicola Tranah. Rose Fairy: Zenaida Yanowsky. Taped at London's Royal Opera House in December 2000.

Cast

Anthony Dowell
as Drosselmeyer
Miyako Yoshida
as The Sugar Plum Fairy
Jonathan Cope
as The Prince
Ivan Putrov
as Hans-Peter, the Nutcracker
Nicola Tranah
as Coffee Odalisque
Zenaida Yanowsky
as Rose Fairy
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