Matilda The Musical

Musical version of the Roald Dahl story from the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre

Image: RSC / Matilda The Musical


Genre: Musical
Venue: Cambridge Theatre
Started: Friday 7 October 2011
Booking until: Tuesday 19 February 2019
Running time:2 hrs 35 mins (including interval)
Age suitability: 6+

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This 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.


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32 Earlham Street
London WC2H 9HU

Box office tel: 0844 412 4652

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Previews from:Friday 7 October 2011

Press night:Thursday 24 November 2011

Booking until:Tuesday 19 February 2019

Closes:No date announced.

Performance days & times

Tuesday ‑ 7‑00pm Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm Friday ‑ 7‑30pm Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Wednesday - 2-30pm Saturday - 2-30pm Sunday - 3-00pm



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Saturday 10 December 2016, 2.30pm (Touch tour 12.30pm)

Sunday 5 February 2017, 3pm (Touch tour 1pm)

Saturday 6 May 2017, 2.30pm (Touch tour 12.30pm)

Sunday 9 July 2017, 3.00pm (Touch tour 1.00pm)


Sunday 11 December 2016, 3pm 

Saturday 4 February 2017, 2.30pm

Sunday 7 May 2017, 3pm

Saturday 8 July 2017, 2.30pm


Saturday 19 November 2016, 2.30pm

Thursday 9 March 2017, 7.30pm


The RSC regularly schedules relaxed performances ‑ check back for upcoming dates.


The Adults

Fabian Aloise - Resident Choreographer

Richard Astbury - Ensemble, Henchman

Michael Begley - Mr Wormwood

Oliver Brooks - Children's Entertainer, Ensemble, Sergei

Collette Coleman - Swing

Craige Els - Miss Trunchbull

Maria Graciano - Cook, Ensemble

Elliot Harper - The Escapologist

Daniel Hope - Michael Wormwood

Daniel Ioannou - Rudolpho

Kate Kenrick - Swing

Katie Lee - Assistant Dance Captain, Swing

Fergal McGoff - Swing

Tom Muggeridge - Dance Captain, Swing

Miria Parvin - Miss Honey

Matthew Rowland - Doctor, Ensemble

Matthew Serafini - Ensemble, Henchman

Biancha Szynal - Ensemble

Rebecca Thornhill - Mrs Wormwood

Laura Tyrer - Acrobat

Sharlene Whyte - Mrs Phelps

The Children:

Nicholas Antoniou-Tibbitts - Eric

Molly Beech - Amanda

Hannah Bouhamdi - Hortensia

Max Brophy - Bruce

Olivia Calladine-Smith - Lavender

Elena Cervesi - Amanda

Lydia Coghlan - Amanda

Anya Evans - Alice

Miles Harcombe - Tommy

Zaris-Angel Hator - Matilda

Michael Hawkins - Nigel

Sam Jennings - Nigel

Harrison Langham - Bruce

Ben Lewis - Bruce

Oliver Llewelyn-Williams - Bruce

Craig Noakes - Tommy

Tia Palamathanan - Alice

Owen Pennington - Tommy

Clara Read - Matilda

Charlotte Ross-Gower - Hortensia

Maxim Samartsev - Eric

Sara Sheen - Matilda

Alexander Stuckey - Nigel

Abbie Vena - Matilda

Felix Warren - Eric

Scarlett Wennink - Hortensia

Ynez Williams - Lavender

Maisy-May Woods-Smeeth - Alice

Dora Yolland - Lavender


Author: Roald Dahl (author), Dennis Kelly (book)
Composer: Tim Minchin
Lyricist: Tim Minchin
Director: Matthew Warchus
Designer: Rob Howell
Musical direction: Laurie Perkins (Musical director)
Christopher Nightingale (Orchestrations & additional music)
Choreography: Peter Darling
Lighting: Hugh Vanstone
Sound: Simon Baker
Visual effects: Paul Kieve (Illusion)
Production: Royal Shakespeare Company Executive Producers: André Ptaszynski & Denise Wood

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