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Format: 12 Dec 2017

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Performance Times


Booking Period

Show Opened

7th Oct 2011

Book from

12th Dec 2017 - 10th Feb 2019

Running Time

2 hours 40 minutes

Age Restrictions

Suitable for ages 6 and over.

What's it all about?

Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. 

With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary little girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.

Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda continues to delight audiences of all ages and will embark on its first UK & Ireland Tour in March 2018.

Who's in it?

Matilda the Musical features a highly talented cast of children and adults who bring Matilda's world to life. 

Gina Beck plays Miss Honey. Beck's previous roles include Glinda in Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre, US Tour), Christine Daaé in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty's Theatre), Magnolia Hawks in Daniel Evan's production of Show Boat (New London Theatre) and Cosette in Les Misérables (Queen's Theatre).

David Shannon is Miss Trunchbull, with previous credits including The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty's Theatre), Chris in Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane & UK Tour) and Jean Valjean in Les Misérables (Queen's Theatre).

Tony and Critic's Circle nominee Tom Edden, known for roles in One Man, Two Guvnors and Amadeus will play Mr Wormwood, and Marianne Benedict joins the production as Mrs Wormwood. Benedict most recently appeared as Grizabella in the UK tour of Cats.

Lily-Mae Evans, Kitty Peterkin, Savannah Read and Emma Moore play the title role of Matilda.

The full adult cast includes Keisha Amponsa Banson, Richard Astbury, David Birch, Maria Graciano, Karina Hind, Peter Houston, Katie Lee, Vicki Lee Taylor, Kris Manuel, Bryan Mottram, Tom Muggeridge, Emma Robotham-Hunt, Simon Shorten, Biancha Szynal, Callum Train and Robert Tregoning. 

The full child cast includes Bill Bekele, Joe Butler-Smith, Omar Cain-Francis, Halle Cassell, Lucy Cheesman, Liberty Greig, Lauren Henson, Callum Hudson, Vaidile Jonikas, Mia McLoughlin, Miller Morris, Palmer Newson, Rocco Peacock, Lottie Refet, Finn Richards, Martin Soosaipillai, Will Tarpey, Alex Wenham, Jessica Chalmers, Hari Coles, Archie Durrant, Sebastian Harry, Tori Louise Ryan, Tilda Marriage Massey and Kacy O’Sullivan.

Who is Matilda the Musical suitable for?

Matilda the Musical is a show that will appeal to both adults and children alike. As one of the most successful British musicals of recent times, it is a show that should appear firmly on anyone's list of top musicals. Children and young people will enjoy seeing familiar characters on stage, as well as watching a story that they can easily relate to. The fun humour and catchy original score of Matilda The Musical are an excellent way to introduce younger audiences to musical theatre, and audiences of all ages will be captivated by the highly visual production.        

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Matilda the Musical reviews - staff

The stage is amazing - so much detail. Special effects were great. The show overall was fantastic, great actors, great story changes and the Miss Trunchbull adaptation was hilarious!


I was totally thrilled from beginning to end, every cast member was outstanding and the set just brilliant. The special effects - which I have been told since last night was done by the same guy or team that worked on Harry Potter and Ghost - well, what a genius. The show had so much packed into it. The children danced and performed with perfect timing and Matilda was - as they say in the show - just magical.


I was a bit sceptical about attending a musical based on one of my favourite Roald Dahl books but I left the Cambridge Theatre with a huge smile on my face. Matilda - The Musical is one of the best West End shows that I have seen in recent times. The children were brilliant and the Trunchbull was truly terrifying.  The show also contained clever staging and some very funny moments which made for a hugely entertaining evening.


Matilda the Musical reviews - critics

Matilda the Musical
"A dark and delightful adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale of a child genius, and her monstrous headmistress" -
Matilda the Musical
"Comes to life with a buzzing vitality that proves irresistible" -

Matilda the Musical reviews - most recent customers

We all thoroughly enjoyed Matilda. It was funny, sad, & surprising. All the cast were great especially Matilda.

My wife and myself enjoyed the musical Matilda and we thought the children in the cast were excellent.

Although the staging, the choreography and the overall experience were all brilliant, the standout revelation was the quality of the child actors - each and every one believable and exciting to watch. Highly recommended.

the show was fantastic, all the children were great and for a lot of them it was their first night, i would recomend this show to anyone.

Amazing, unbelievable, everything from the performers to the stage production blew me away. As soon as I left I wanted to see it again.

It was great we really enjoyed it. Matilda was super as were all the supporting cast. A wonderful afternoons entertainment.

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Did You Know?

The hit musical originally opened at the RSC Stratford Upon Avon home in 2010, before transferring to the Cambridge Theatre in London's West End.

The production was nominated in all 10 categories for which it was eligible at the 2012 Olivier Awards, and all four of the girls playing the role of 'Matilda' shared the award for Best Actress in a Musical.

Matilda the Musical is one of the most successful British musicals to transfer to New York, where the Broadway production recouped its $16 million investment after just 18 months.  


2012 Laurence Olivier Awards

Best New Musical

Best Actor in a Musical - Bertie Carvel

Best Actress in a Musical - Cleo Demetriou, Kerry Ingram, Sophia Kiely and Eleanor Worthington Cox

Best Director

Best Theatre Choreographer

Best Set Design

Best Sound Design

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