Today is Mon, 11 December 2023
Children under 5 will not be admitted. Children under 16 years cannot watch the show if unaccompanied by an adult.
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 99 international awards, including 24 for Best Musical, Matilda continues to delight audiences of all ages.
Matilda The Musical Synopsis
This dark comedy narrates the life of Matilda, a five year old gifted child who has some rare capabilities. Destined to live with abusing parents Matilda finds solace in reading library books and is able to create her own stories because of her extraordinary creativity and powerful imagination. She survives the hardships created by her family and school by rewriting her own destiny.
Guinness World Record holder
Matilda The Musical was premiered for the first time on 24 November 2011 at the West End’s Cambridge Theater, before that the show was run on trial for twelve weeks presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). The show has the credit of bagging over 50 international awards including 12 awards for the Best Musical.
The show is considered as one of the best and critically acclaimed British shows of all times and cherished by the people of almost every age group. The wit and spontaneity of Roald Dahl, takes the story to the next levels of entertainment. Matilda The Musical holds a Guinness World record for winning seven Olivier Awards in 2012.
Creative brains behind Matilda
The flawless direction of the show is by Matthew Warchus and Rob Howell is the producer, joining Peter Darling as the choreographer. Sound is by Simon Baker, illusions and special effects are by Paul Kieve whereas orchestrations and musical supervision is given by Christopher Nightingale.
"The quest for a great new musical is over. London (and before long, presumably, the world) has just that in Matilda" - Evening Standard
"Utterly exhilarating. Matilda explodes onto the stage" - Independent
"Gleefully nasty. An evening of unadulterated bliss" - Guardian
"Hilarious, moving, glorious" - Daily Telegraph
"Giddily enjoyable. Roars of approval shake the theatre" - Sunday Express
Fantastic show, had me and my daughter singing along all the way through. The actors & actresses were great especially being children. Left us in awe.
Mrs Samantha Joy
Sun, 29 October 2023
Great -- just too loud at times. One child had to be taken out to escape the noise.
Mon, 18 September 2023
Wonderful performance!! We all enjoyed ourselves
Mrs Sarah Smith
Sun, 3 September 2023
A very good family show
It was a nice birthday present for my wife and son
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Access description: No steps to the foyer through 2 sets of double swing doors. Box Office counter on right. Staircases between levels have 2 handrails. 4 steps down from the main foyer to the Stalls, 31 up to the back of the Royal Circle (2 steps between rows). 64 steps up to the Upper Circle. Theatre open 45min
Sound Amplification: Sennheiser system.
Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are allowed inside the auditorium, and staff are happy to dog-sit for 3 dogs per performance in the manager’s office.
Disabled Access: Level access to Stalls. 2 spaces for wheelchair users down a slight slope at N1 and N34, with companions to sit ion N30 or N2. Transfer seats for up to 4 wheelchair users and 2 scooter users. The wheelchairs and scooters can be stored and will be retrieved by an usher.
Toilets: Women’s and men’s at the back of the Stalls. At the Royal Circle, the men’s is level from the bar and the women’s is up 3 steps.
Disabled Toilets: Adapted toilet in Stalls corridor