Roald Dahl’s Matilda — The Musical

Cambridge Theatre, Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London
Box Office:
0207 494 5080

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
18th October 2011 to 24th May 2020
7 PM (Tue-Fri); 7.30 PM (Sat)
2.30 PM matinees (Wed, Sat); 3 PM matinee (Sun)
Running time:
2 hours 35 mins, with 20 min interval
Tickets & Cost:
£20 to £122.50, from
Note: This show is suitable for childen aged 6 and over

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Director: Matthew Warchus; Written by: Roald Dahl, Dennis Kelly; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) Gina Beck, Marianne Benedict, Rob Compton, Glen Facey, Alex Hammond, Malinda Parris, Simon Shorten, Holly Dale Spencer, Hayden Tee, Callum Train, Lois Abercrombie, Jacob Bland, Emilia Bosi, Toby Brandon, Tom Brown, Mia Byers, Hari Coles, Lottie Cook, Imogen Darwen, Darmani Eboji, Asher Ezequiel, Jimmy Fordham-Reed, Clara Freeman Alves, Stella Haden, Jobe Hart, Isobel Hubble, Noah Leggott, Archie Lewis, Sadie Victoria Lim, Henry Littell, Francesca Mckeown, Quincy Miller-Cole, Sara Munday, Austen Phelan, Marley Quinlan-Gardner, Daisy Statham, Cherry Vaughn-White, Olivia Wells, Sam Winser, Rochelle Wyatt; Music and lyrics: Tim Minchin

Roald Dahl's much-loved children's story Matilda has been re-worked into a phenomenally successful musical which has picked up over fifty major international awards since its opening, including twelve for Best Musical.

If you can still remember what it was like to be told off by grown-ups when you were a little kid, then this is the show for you, because Matilda is going through exactly the same thing.

She's blessed with an amazing imagination, but her mum and dad just think she's a nuisance -- they are more interested in watching the TV and dancing. And her terrifying headmistress is no help either -- all she does is go around scaring the pupils.

But then Matilda discovers that she has a very special power, and decides to teach the grown-ups a lesson... Uh-oh!

Guardian★★★★★ – "An evening of unadulterated bliss" Evening Standard★★★★★ – "The quest for a great new musical is over" Daily Express★★★★★ – "An absolute cracker of a show, bursting with dynamism, fizzing with verve" Sunday Times★★★★★ – "Easily the standout musical of the decade"


 Guest – “What time does show finish on TUES night please”

Admin – “It starts at 7 and has a running time of 2 hours and 35 minutes, including the interval”

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