Matilda The Musical Tickets
Matilda The Musical London Tickets
Matilda’s parents think she is a nuisance and she thinks, quite rightly, they are only interested in watching telly. Life is not much better at school, where the monstrous headmistress Miss Trunchbull terrifies both students and teachers alike. Then one day Matilda discovers she has a very special power and decides it's time the grown-ups were taught a lesson. Be warned, the children are revolting!
Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, with original songs from comedian Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly, Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre is the captivating new 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 over 99 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, and a whole host of five-star reviews, Matilda The Musical continues to delight audiences of all ages. Matilda The Musical tickets are available now, book your Matilda The Musical tickets today.
Matilda Is Living In Revolting Times!
Roald Dahl's timeless children's novel and the much-loved film adaptation directed by Danny DeVito have enchanted the hearts of children across the globe for generations and continue to bring joy to both the young and the young at heart. Matilda The Musical was brought to life by Australian playwright Dennis Kelly and composer and lyricist Tim Minchin. Matilda The Musical made its debut on November 24, 2010, at the Royal Shakespeare Company in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, England, before premiering in the West End in 2011 and eventually making its way to Broadway in 2013.
The songs of Matilda London have become classics in their own right and were so popular, that a Netflix adaptation was released in 2022 to critical and commercial success and starred the likes of Emma Thompson, Stephen Graham and Alisha Weir. Some of the most recognisable songs from Matilda are When I Grow Up, Revolting Children, and Naughty. Matilda The Musical tickets have long been sought after for the show's catchy melodies and breathtaking choreography, and themes that perfectly capture the spirit and defiance of children, make sure to book your Matilda tickets as soon as possible!
Critical Acclaim and Fun Facts
- The Independent called Matilda The Musical "Utterly exhilarating.".
- According to The Guardian, Matilda The Musical is "Gleefully nasty. An evening of unadulterated bliss".
- In their review, The Daily Telegraph called Matilda "Hilarious, moving, glorious".
- At just over 4 feet tall, Matilda Wormwood is possibly the West End’s smallest leading lady!
- Each year, Matilda The Musical in London uses 8,320 balloons and 105 metres of balloon elastic.
- 86 separate sound effects are used in each performance of Matilda The Musical in London.
- Matilda The Musical uses over 100 tubs of chocolate spread a year. That’s a lot of chocolate cake.
Please Bear In Mind
Under 4s will not be admitted to Matilda The Musical. All persons 16 of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult and cannot be seated alone in the auditorium. All patrons, regardless of age, must have their own ticket.
Matilda The Musical London Cast & Creatives
- Mr Wormwood - Rakesh Boury
- Miss Trunchbull - Kieran Hill
- Mrs Phelps - Deborah Tracey
- Rudolpho - Nolan Edwards
- Mrs Wormwood - Amy Ellen Richardson
- Michael Wormwood - Ruairidh Mcdonald
- Children's Entertainer, The Escapologist - Sean Lopeman
- Doctor, Sergei - Kane Oliver Parry
- Cook, Henchwoman - Gabrielle Davina Smith
- Bruce - Sidhant Anand, Jaydon Eastman, Max Garlick, Zarian Marcel Obatarhe
- Nigel - Charlie Cox, Jake Durant, Kristiano Ricardo
- Eric - Jack Dennis, Benjamin El Refaie, Elliott Marsden
- Hortensia - Megan Donovan, Kanon Narumi, Toryn O’callaghan
- Amanda - Rosy Drury, Lilia Guinoubi, Azalea-Belle Sharp
- Alice - Phoebe Easo, Gina Harris-Sullivan, Harriet Rogers
- Matilda - Estella Evans, Sophia Goodman, Selena Karir, Arabella Stanton
- Tommy - Jax Fenner, Archie Smith, Joshua Wahab
- Lavender - Coco-Lili Hodder, Sophia Mcalister, Charlotte Mellington
- Author - Roald Dahl
- Book - Dennis Kelly
- Music & Lyrics - Tim Minchin
- Developed And Directed By - Matthew Warchus
- Choreography - Peter Darling
- Set & Costume Design - Rob Howell
- Orchestrations & Additional Music - Christopher Nightingale
- Lighting Design - Hugh Vanstone
- Associate Lighting Designer And Programmer - Chris Hirst
- Sound Design - Simon Baker
- Associate Sound Designer - Leigh Davies
- Illusion - Paul Kieve
Age restrictionRecommended for ages 6+ Under 4s will not be admitted. All persons 16 of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult and cannot be seated alone in the auditorium. All patrons, regardless of age, must have their own ticket.
Running time2hr 40min (inc. interval)
Performance dates16 September 2021 - 15 December 2024
ContentRecommended for ages 6 and above.
AccessAUDIO-DESCRIBED PERFORMANCES: Sunday 19 November 2023, 3.00pm SIGNED PERFORMANCES: Saturday 18 November 2023, 2.30pm CAPTIONED PERFORMANCES Saturday 25 March 2023, 2.30pm Sunday 14 May 2023, 3.00pm Saturday 25 November, 2.30pm RELAXED PERFORMANCE Sunday 18 June 2023, 3.00pm (relaxed, captioned and audio-described with Touch Tour, 1.00-1.25pm)
Venue InformationCambridge TheatreEarlham Street, London, WC2H 9HU
Group PricingSpecial pricing for groups of 10 or moreCheck our group prices and save!
Upcoming Performance Times
Top 5 Matilda the Musical moments
Matilda’s parents are glued to the television day in and day out, blissfully unaware of their daughter's extraordinary talents. Eventually, they enrol her in school and place her straight into the clutches of the infamous Trunchull, who believes that children are truly revolting and that Matilda is a ‘nasty little troublemaking goblin’. Little does she know that Matilda only makes trouble for those who deserve it, and the so-called ‘revolting’ children are about to start a revolution!
Matilda the Musical has been inspiring audiences for over a decade, and has since been adapted into a smash-hit film and is filled to the brim with timeless Tim Minchin classics. Read on for 5 Matilda the Musical moments from the beloved adaptation of Roald Dahl’s timeless story!
18 Jul, 2023 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Features / Interviews
Interview with Matilda The Musical’s Rakesh Boury
Mr. Wormwood may be itching to escape to Spain, but Rakesh Boury who plays Matilda’s hilarious but dishonest Dad in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s multi-award-winning Matilda The Musical, enjoys staying closer to home. ‘I just like to wander [around London] and take it all in, from the amazing culture, incredible food and the architecture. I particularly like walking across some of the bridges across the Thames.’ If you spot Boury on the capitals famous footbridges you may see him enjoying a well-deserved ice cream (8 shows a week will build up an appetite, and playing the hot-headed car salesman is sure to make you crave something cold and sweet to cool you off!) ‘I LOVE food… if you wander around Seven Dials enough, you inevitably end up in one of the amazing Ice Cream shops’.
However, it's not all ice creams and cones. We caught up with the talented actor to discuss all things BBQs, teeth, and of course, Matilda The Musical!
3 Jul, 2023 | By Sian McBride
News / Productions / Features
Shows to see in London during half term
Half term in London offers many opportunities that people of any age can enjoy, with wholesome days out, attractions to visit, and shows to immerse yourself in - booking London theatre tickets this half term is an affordable and exciting way to plan your day ahead.
At London Theatre Direct, we have compiled a list of some of the most family-friendly and adored musicals and plays to make half term an unforgettable week. These include:
17 Oct, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas
Top 5 Matilda the Musical songs #StageySoundtrackSunday
Matilda the Musical has been delighting audiences of all ages for 10 terrific years in the West End. The wonderful musical has wowed many at London’s Cambridge Theatre with its inspiring story based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl. Tickets for Matilda the Musical are now booking until 28 May 2023. The multi-award-winning musical has marvellous music and lyrics by the comedian Tim Minchin and for #StageySoundtrackSunday we’ve picked our top 5 songs!
10 Jul, 2022 | By Jade Ali
Productions / Reviews
Five reasons why you should see Matilda!
Celebrating its tenth anniversary at the Cambridge Theatre, Matilda remains a popular show in London’s West End. Based on the magical story by renowned author, Roald Dahl, and with songs by actor and award-winning writer, Tim Minchin, this musical was always set to be a hit.
2 Dec, 2021 | By Stephanie Rosborough
Features / Photos
First Look: Matilda the Musical releases production images of 2021 cast
Matilda the Musical recently celebrated its 10th birthday in the West End. In its 10 wonderful years at London’s Cambridge Theatre it has delighted audiences of all ages with an inspiring story based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl and with music and lyrics by the comedian Tim Minchin. Tickets for Matilda the Musical are now booking until 18 December 2022. The multi-award-winning musical has released new production images of its 2021 cast. Take a look at our gallery below.
26 Nov, 2021 | By Jade Ali
News / Casting
Cast announced for West End return of Matilda the Musical
Tim Minchin’s Matilda the Musical is set to reopen at the West End’s Cambridge Theatre on 16 September 2021. The stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved tale is coming up to its 10th anniversary this October and is being adapted into a film. The incredible musical is almost set to open its doors and has revealed its full cast ahead of its return!
22 Jun, 2021 | By Jade Ali
News / Celebrities / Casting
Emma Thompson confirmed to play Miss Trunchbull in Matilda musical film
Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) has been confirmed to take on the role of the iconic school headmaster, Miss Trunchbull, from the Matilda musical and Roald Dahl book it was based on. The news squashes rumours that Ralph Fiennes (Strange Days) would take on the role and comes after it was previously announced that Lashana Lynch (No Time To Die) was in talks to play Miss Honey.
15 Jan, 2021 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Features
Lashana Lynch reportedly cast as Miss Honey in upcoming Matilda musical film
British actress Lashana Lynch, who is perhaps best known for her portrayal of fighter pilot Maria Rambeau in Captain Marvel (2019) and who is set to star in the next James Bond film, No Time To Die, is said to be in "final negotiations" to portray Miss Honey in the upcoming new movie adaptation of Matilda The Musical.
The last actress to play Matilda's schoolteacher, Miss Jennifer Honey, on-screen was Embeth Davidtz in the hit 1996 film Matilda, which starred Mara Wilson in the titular role opposite Danny DeVito as Harry Wormwood and Pam Ferris as Matilda's evil headmaster. Both the film and the musical are based on Roald Dahl's 1988 children's fantasy novel of the same name. Get the full scoop below.
7 Jan, 2021 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
London Theatre Review: Matilda a "great night out" and "must-see"
Wow, what a night! So I’ve been busting to see Matilda at the Cambridge Theatre ever since it was announced almost a decade ago and just couldn’t find a child to go with. Don’t wait as long as I did — this is such a great story that's delivered so well and translates beautifully to adult audiences.
26 Feb, 2020 | By Carole Lovstrom