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Snowflakes magically surround Clara and her Prince

The Nutcracker Characters

Clara holds her toy nutcracker doll she has received for Christmas

Clara

A young girl. She is presented with a Nutcracker doll for Christmas and dreams that he comes to life.
The Sugarplum Fairy leaps forward in an impressive grand Jeté

Sugarplum Fairy

A beautiful fairy who resembles Clara’s sister Louise.
The Mouse King and Nutcracker Prince go to war under the Christmas tree

The Nutcracker

Clara’s toy that comes to life. He is transformed into a handsome Prince and accompanies Clara on her adventure.

Character sponsored by The Royal Mint
Uncle Drosselmeyer holds the toy nutcracker high

Uncle Drosselmeyer

Clara’s mystical Uncle. He presents Clara with her Nutcracker doll and is the architect of her magical adventure.
The Mouse King commands his mice troops

The Mouse King

The mischievous King of the Mice. The Mouse King declares war on the Nutcracker and his soldiers.
The Cavalier strikes a pose as he prepares to perform impressive feats of dance

Cavalier

The handsome partner of the Sugarplum Fairy. He resembles Louise’s boyfriend James.

Photos Emma Kauldhar.