Ballet Ireland presents The Nutcracker, one of the world’s most beloved ballets, at Dublin's Gaiety Theatre from Wednesday 16th - Sat 19th November, as part of a nationwide tour that runs through December - and we're giving you a chance to win tickets.

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Based on stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann's and Alexander Dumas, this timeless classic appeals to audiences of all ages, with its fairytale magic, Tchaikovsky’s beloved & sumptuous score, beautiful costumes, and a tale of wondrous adventure  - combining to form one of the most delectable Christmas confections imaginable.

This Irish production is performed by an international cast of world-class dancers, including Hayley Cunningham and Cian Hughes, both Dublin-born.

The Nutcracker plays at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin from Wednesday 16 – Saturday 19 November at 7.30pm, with a matinee performance Saturday 19 November, 2.30pm. 

To be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to The Nutcracker, simply follow us on Twitter or on Facebook and tell us this: who wrote the score for The Nutcracker? Send us your answer along with the hashtag #RTEthenutcracker before 6pm on Friday evening. Get cracking - and the very best of luck!