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Matilda the Musical - 2021 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

Matilda The Musical is the multi award-winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.



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.

Suitable for ages 6 and over.



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Running Time:

2 hours 40 minutes

Cambridge Theatre


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by Stephi Wild - November 12, 2021
A new behind-the-scenes video from the 10th birthday press day was released, featuring interviews with Tim Minchin (music and lyrics), Dennis Kelly (writer), Catherine Mallyon (Executive Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company), Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull) and Landi Oshinowo (Mrs Phelps).
by Cindy Marcolina - November 11, 2021
As the celebrations for the 10th anniversary of Matilda The Musical heat up in the West End, we spoke to Landi Oshinowo, who plays Mrs Phelps, Matilda's local librarian, at the Cambridge Theatre. Known for roles such as The Colour Purple, Ain't Misbehavin', and Big Fish, Landi told us all about working with children on and off stage, her favourite lines in the show, and why people love it so much. 
by Stephi Wild - October 27, 2021
As part of the 10th birthday celebrations for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre, the show has released new production photography of the London cast.
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 17, 2021
To celebrate the reopening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical last night at the Cambridge Theatre, the show has released a photograph from the curtain call as well as a new video which gives audiences an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the preparations in the lead up to reopening the multi-award winning musical in the West End.
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 18, 2021
In the video, Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Zoe Simon can be seen getting to grips with their gymnastic ribbon skills under the watchful eye of Elliot Harper (Miss Trunchbull).
by Stephi Wild - November 10, 2020
On this day ten years ago, Matilda the Musical had its first performance in Stratford-upon-Avon. To celebrate, the Matilda social media accounts have posted a video flashback featuring the show's original cast performing Revolting Children.
by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda The Musical has released a video of some of the current young performers along with Miss Honey (Gina Beck) singing 'When I Grow Up' from their homes during theatreland shutdown. 
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2020
The original cast of Matilda has reunited, virtually, for a performance of When I Grow Up!
by A.A. Cristi - April 30, 2020
Ralph Fiennes will head to the big screen in MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - January 30, 2020
Ralph Fiennes and Emma Stone could be headed to the big screen in MATILDA THE MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - January 28, 2020
Matilda the Musical is headed to the big screen!
by Stephi Wild - January 17, 2020
Matilda the Musical is headed to the big screen!

Matilda the Musical Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of Matilda the Musical have their been?
Matilda the Musical has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 2013 and West End which opened in 2021.

What other awards has Matilda the Musical been nominated for?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Rob Howell, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Matthew Warchus, Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Hugh Vanstone, Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Cambridge Theatre, Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Paul Kaye, Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Rob Howell, Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Simon BakerBest Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Peter Darling and Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What other awards has Matilda the Musical won?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Rob Howell, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Matthew Warchus, Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Hugh Vanstone, Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Cambridge Theatre Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Paul Kaye and Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Rob Howell Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Simon Baker Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Peter Darling Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What productions of Matilda the Musical have their been?
Matilda the Musical has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 2013 and West End which opened in 2021.

What awards has Matilda the Musical been nominated for?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Rob Howell, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Matthew Warchus, Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Hugh Vanstone, Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Cambridge Theatre, Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Paul Kaye, Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Rob Howell, Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Simon BakerBest Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Peter Darling and Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What awards has Matilda the Musical won?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Rob Howell, Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Matthew Warchus, Best Lighting Design (Olivier Awards) for Hugh Vanstone, Best New Musical (Olivier Awards) for Cambridge Theatre Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Paul Kaye and Best Set Design (Olivier Awards) for Rob Howell Best Sound Design (Olivier Awards) for Simon Baker Best Theatre Choreographer (Olivier Awards) for Peter Darling Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical (Evening Standard Awards).

What is the order of songs in Matilda the Musical and what's the order?
Miracle (Part 1)
Miracle (Part 2)
Matilda (Part 3)
Naughty
School Song
Pathetic
The Hammer
Chokey Chant
Loud
This Little Girl
Bruce
All I Know
When I Grow Up
The Smell of Rebellion
Quiet
My House
Revolting Children
When I Grow Up/Naughty (Reprise)

What productions of Matilda the Musical have there been?
Matilda the Musical has had 2 productions including Broadway which opened in 2013 and West End which opened in 2021.