NCM Fathom Events, Arts Alliance Media and The Royal Opera House invite you to experience the iconic holiday tale when it returns to the big screen in a special one-night event. Tchaikovskyâ??s The Nutcracker comes to select cinemas nationwide on Tuesday, December 17 at 7:00pm (local time). From the very first notes of Tchaikovskyâ??s overture to The Nutcracker, a sense of mystery and magic pervades the theatre as Herr Drosselmeyer sets in train the events that will see his beloved nephew, Hans Peter, freed from the enchantment of the evil Mouse King by the resourceful Clara.