Matilda The Musical, London

Matilda The Musical tickets at the Cambridge Theatre, London

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The multi-award winning musical

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, Matilda is the captivating musical masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dares to change her destiny.

Winner of 7 Olivier Awards including Best musical and 4 Tony Awards, Matilda The Musical has captured the imagination of young and old alike.

This bold, enchanting and ingenious  production is directed by Matthew Warchus, with book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by award-winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin.

Matilda The Musical tickets are booking until 18 December 2022 at the Cambridge Theatre, London.

What is Matilda The Musical about?

Matilda follows the story of Matilda Wormwood, a bright little girl who loves to immerse herself in books. But Matilda is discarded and belittled by both her dimwitted parents — her father insists on calling her a boy and harps on about her “stupidity” for preferring reading to watching the telly – and her hostile headmistress, the wicked Miss Trunchbull.

Matilda may be reclusive but she has an ever-growing imagination and very sharp mind, and with caring teacher Miss Honey Matilda dreams of a better life, daring to take a stand against unjust forces and to grasp her destiny in her own, tiny hands.

Who is in the Matilda The Musical London cast?

The cast is led by Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull) alongside Gina Beck (Miss Honey), Sebastien Torkia (Mr Wormwood) and Marianne Benedict (Mrs Wormwood).

The full adult cast includes Alex Louize Bird, Liberty Buckland, Georgia Carling, Roger Dipper, Kelly Ewins-Prouse, Ben Kerr, Matt Krzan, Connor Lewis, Tom Mather, Kane Oliver Parry, Landi Oshinowo, Ryan Pidgen, James Revell, Gemma Scholes, Christopher Tendai and Dawn Williams.

Creative team

Matilda The Musical has a book by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by comedian, musician and composer Tim Minchin, and direction by Matthew Warchus. The production is designed by Rob Howell, with choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Simon Baker and the special effects and illusions are by Paul Kieve.

Reviews of Matilda The Musical

★★★★★ "An evening of unadulterated bliss" - The Guardian
★★★★★ "Utterly Exhilarating" - The Independent
★★★★★ "Smart, quirky and sublimely good fun. A moving and subtle spectacle which will have kids in stitches and adults in tears. It is guaranteed to delight anyone who’s ever been a child" - Time Out
★★★★★ "The quest for a great new musical is over" - Evening Standard
★★★★★ "An absolute cracker of a show, bursting with dynamism, fizzing with verve. Irresistible and ingenious" - Express
★★★★★ "Hilarious, Moving, Glorious" - The Telegraph
★★★★★ "Giddily Enjoyable. Roars of approval shake the theatre" - Sunday Express
★★★★★  Average review score

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Age restrictions
Suitable for ages 5 and over. Children under the age of 5 will not be allowed in the theatre.
Running time
2 hours 40 minutes (including interval)
Performance dates
Booking to 18 December 2022
Important COVID entry requirements

You are required by law to wear a mask at all times while inside this venue, unless exempt or under 11 years of age.
Proof of test or vaccination
You are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination in order to attend this performance.
Covid safety
This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.

Venue Information

Cambridge Theatre, 32-34 Earlham Street, London, WC2 9HU
Nearest Tube or Train: Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 14, 19, 22, 29, 34, 55, 176

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